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Where this information about other treatments comes from

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This page tells you about the major sources of information that we use to put together our section about other treatments.


About our patient information

All our information is checked by cancer specialists. The names of our specialist reviewers are at the bottom of this page.

We also try to find patients to review all our sections. If you have had one of the types of treatment mentioned in this section, live in the UK, and would like to become a patient reviewer, you can write to us by clicking on contact us.



National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Link to the NICE website to find guidance on individual treatments.

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)
Link to the SIGN website.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) – USA
Link to the NCI website

PubMed Central – National Institute of Health Medical Archive of Science Literature
Link to the PubMed website



Principles and practice of oncology (10th edition)
VT De Vita, S Hellman and SA Rosenberg
Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, 2015.


Specialist reviewers

Dr Julia Scarisbrick, 
Mr Hashim Ahmed , Clinician, Scientist and Senior lecturer, UCL 
Mr Darius Mirza, Consultant Hepatobiliary and Transplant Surgeon
Professor Stephen Bohm, Professor of Laser Medicine and Surgery, London



Dee McLean – MeDee Art, Medical Illustration

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Updated: 3 September 2015