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Patient Education & Support

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Patient Education Articles | Share a Story | Support Organizations

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Patient Education Articles

The following links take you to patient-friendly information provided by surgerychannel (a physician-monitored resource) and other reliable patient education providers:

Specific Surgeries:

General Surgery Info:

Do you have a personal health story that you would like to share with others?

Many people, especially when newly diagnosed, find comfort in knowing that others are having similar experiences. This is also helpful for loved ones of those dealing with health-related issues.

Help others by sharing your story.*

View stories already submitted.

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For an interactive discussion on medical topics, please visit surgerychannel's peer-to-peer forum.

Support Organizations

The following links are provided and monitored by, the publisher of surgerychannel:

This list is provided as a courtesy to you, our browsers, and we do not endorse specific organizations. Contact the organizations directly for more specific information. If you find that any information requires updating, please contact surgerychannel.

National Child Abuse Hotline
1.800.422.4453 (1-800-4-A-Child)

The National Domestic Violence Hotline
1.800.799.7233 (1-800-799-SAFE)

Poison Control

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
1.800.273.8255 (1-800-273-TALK)

Amputee Coalition of America (ACA)

Amputee Resource Foundation of America, Inc.

National Amputation Foundation, Inc.

American Society of Anesthesiologists

Bladder and Bowel
Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America

International Ostomy Association

United Ostomy Associations of America

National Cancer Institute

Head and Neck
American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Heart and Lung
American Lung Association

Lung Cancer Online

Second Wind Lung Transplant Association

Laser Surgery
The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons/American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Arthritis Foundation


American Chronic Pain Association, Inc. (ACPA)

The American Pediatric Surgical Association - APSA

National Children's Cancer Society

The International Radiosurgery Support Association (IRSA)

Johns Hopkins Medicine Stereotactic Radiosurgery

The Testicular Cancer Resource Center

American Liver Foundation

National Kidney Foundation

Second Wind Lung Transplant Association

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