The Office of Health Communications and Health Disparities



Your Resource Guide to Health LiteracyYour Resource Guide to Health Literacy
[PDF 1.16MB]

This guide is meant to assist those interested in health literacy understand how it spacempacts healthcare, health outcomes, patient safety and, ultimately, the public’s health.

Your Resource Guide to Patient NavigationYour Resource Guide to Patient Navigation
[PDF 1.81MB]

Whether you are considering starting up a patient navigation program at your institution or you are in the midst of implementing your program, there are materials in this guide that you can use to adopt or refine best practices in your program

A Practical Guide to Informed Consent

This publication focuses on ways to improve full informed consent—both the process and the written forms—as it is employed in everyday (i.e., NOT research) patient care settings.

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Resources and Education for Patients and their families

The Resource and Education Center

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Types of Cancer

Types of Cancer

Find information about cancer types and their treatments.
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Find a Clinical Trial

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