CancerConsultants Expands Cancer Education Platform

September 03, 2009

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Laurie Wertich

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CancerConsultants.com Expands Cancer Education Platform

Ketchum, Idaho, Sept 03, 2009—CancerConsultants.com, the leading online provider of quality, comprehensive cancer information for more than ten years, is launching an updated and expanded Web site with several new features on September 03, 2009. Located at cancerconsultants.com, the new site includes breast, colon, lung, and prostate cancers among the more than 30 disease types covered.

The redesigned site offers expanded resources, improved navigation, and a complete multimedia platform that allows patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals to read, watch, or listen to the most timely and reliable information on the prevention, screening, and management of cancer. The new site includes an innovative and engaging online video series, Understanding Cancer, and an expanded women’s health content platform through partnership with Women&Cancer magazine. The Understanding Cancer video series is packed with cancer information, expert interviews, celebrity interviews, health and wellness tips, conference coverage, and more.

Now, with the simple click of a mouse, patients and caregivers can read comprehensive content, watch interactive videos, and connect with other patients —and they can do this not only at CancerConsultants.com, but also on YouTube, MySpace, Yahoo, Blip, Veoh, Facebook, Twitter, and even from their iPod. In addition, this content will stay fresh—with 50 new educational videos produced annually.

Furthermore, all of these new features will be available to the 150 oncology clinic, hospital, and advocacy Web sites that utilize private label content and applications developed and managed by Cancer Consultants. In other words, CancerConsultants.com has launched a full-blown multimedia platform for cancer education, information, communication, and support.

Dr. Charles Weaver, founder and CEO, said, “The addition of the Understanding Cancer video programming furthers our mission, which is to create and distributed ‘best of class’ multimedia oncology programming that educates and empowers patients and caregivers affected by cancer with the information and resources they need to prevent, understand, and fight the disease.” The new programming will not only provide information about treatment options but will provide hope, inspiration, support, and a sense of community.

The Web site will introduce several new or expanded resources, including:

  • Daily Cancer News
  • Daily Cancer Tips
  • Expanded Core Content
  • New Health & Wellness Platform
  • Content from Women&Cancer magazine
  • An RSS feed for direct delivery of content
  • Understanding Cancer video series
  • Downloadable podcasts
  • CancerConnect, an online cancer community
  • Clinical Trials Listings

“We are pleased with our expanded services, which build upon our core competency in online patient education. The addition of educational videos, rich social media, and expanded content will consolidate our position as the leading multimedia provider, reaching over one million cancer patients per month at over 150 online destinations,” said Dr. Weaver.

About CancerConsultants.com

Cancer Consultants is the leading developer of cancer educational content programs, oncology Web sites, and online Internet applications in oncology. Our mission is to create and distribute “best of class” multimedia oncology programs that educate and empower patients and caregivers affected by cancer with the information and resources they need to prevent, understand, and fight the disease. Since 1997, our flagship portal, www.CancerConsultants.com has been a preferred online destination for reliable cancer information on the prevention, screening, and management of cancer. Cancer Consultants’ reach in oncology is unprecedented: between CancerConsultants.com, 150 cancer-focused Web sites, distribution of the Understanding Cancer video series, and print distribution of our content through Women&Cancer magazine, we reach over 1 million seekers of cancer information each month.

CancerConsultants.com licenses its Understanding Cancer video series, online news service, and other content to over 150 leading destinations on the Internet, including: Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Caring4Cancer, CancerConsultants.com, AWomansHealth.com, and is used on the Web sites of over 1,200 cancer specialists in leading cancer hospitals and clinics in over 40 states.