Watching a video can make it easier to understand the different aspects of each cancer type. This can be helpful when preparing for surgery or other types of relevant treatment. A narrator guides the viewer through the procedure.
iOncolex contains up to date information on cancer provided by experts at The Norwegian Radium Hospital – recognized as one of the foremost cancer treatment centers in Europe.
iOncolex provides a comprehensive collection of current procedures for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer.
The content is organized into basic facts and the three major aspects of the disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Follow-up Care.
A wide range of images, illustrations, and videos explain the disease, treatment, and the effects it might have.
Medical terms are defined in plain English. Simply click on a medical term to see a definition.
FACTS: Covers all the basic information you need to understand each specific cancer type.
DIAGNOSIS: This section gives you a basic understanding of how the disease is diagnosed.
TREATMENT: Provides in-depth information about treatment options. The section is subdivided into three categories: Surgery, Drug Therapy, and Radiation Therapy. Both advantages and disadvantages of each type of treatment are explained.
FOLLOW-UP CARE: After cancer treatment, a variety of issues may arise. This section covers many of these issues and their impact .
iOncolex is based on Oncolex.no, a web-based encyclopedia that helps medical professionals in Norway stay up to date on the latest advances in cancer diagnostics, treatment, and follow-up care.
iOncolex is produced by the Institute for Medical Informatics at Oslo University Hospital. The content used in the application is based on Oncolex.no, Norway's central knowledge center for the treatment of cancer.
Please visit Oncolex.no for information in Norwegian.