Please note that MSK Library Services are for MSK patients and their family members and caregivers.
If you have any questions about finding information or support, librarians at the MSK Library are available to help!
Our library Ask Us help page features a streamlined question submission form, live chat with Zoom-enabled screen sharing, and a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).
You can use this page to:
Great places to start:
Other sites for clear and comprehensive information:
For help understanding medical terms:
If you would like to continue to explore online, look to Recommended Websites for Cancer Information, one of three resources maintained by the Medical Library Association's Cancer Librarians Caucus, a professional group of cancer librarians.
One section to highlight in this resource is Cancer Resources for Special Population Groups (which includes BIPOC: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, Caregivers, Children and Adolescents, and LGBTQIA+), and there are other sections like Disparities and Genetics.
From their Core Cancer Library, here are books you may find interesting, available to purchase or find at your local library:
And if you want to locate a specific cancer library in your area, look to their Partial List of Patient Cancer Libraries in the United States and Canada.
Want to learn more about library support?
Visit the MSK Library home page:
Reach out to MSK Library staff:
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Please use the Feedback button at the top of the page to reach out.
The content of this guide is a work in progress, and we would love to hear from you to learn: