Sources of drug information
The following websites provide information about specific chemotherapy, biological therapy, hormonal therapy or other drugs, including doses, side effects, possible precautions and more. These information sheets may not contain all known information about a drug. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse to find out more about a particular drug.
Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) drug formulary
British Columbia Cancer Agency (BCCA) cancer drug manual
Information is available in English with some patient handouts available in Chinese and Punjabi.
Cancer Care Nova Scotia (CCNS) drug therapy information
Information is available in English.
Great progress has been made
Some cancers, such as thyroid and testicular, have survival rates of over 90%. Other cancers, such as pancreatic, brain and esophageal, continue to have very low survival rates.