Samuel N. Marcus M.D., Ph.D.



Health Links

In this section, we have provided links to many other websites that we think provide reliable and useful information for our patients. In addition to providing information about various conditions that can affect the digestive system, there are support groups for patients who suffer from chronic conditions.

  • American Liver Foundation The only national, voluntary nonprofit health agency dedicated to preventing, treating, and curing hepatitis and all liver diseases through research, education, and support groups.
  • American Cancer Society The nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer.
  • Reuters Health Information Services Delivering the top clinically relevant healthcare news featuring stories on men, women and children’s health, diet, exercise, treatment advances, and disease management.
  • National Cancer Institute Covers a wide range of cancer information and issues. The site provides access to such NCI services as CancerNet and Cancer Trials, the Cancer Information Service, as well as online resources for scientists.
  • National Digestive Diseases Information Conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health, including critical research on the diseases of internal medicine and related subspecialty fields.
  • The American Gastroenterological Association Serves as an advocate for its members and their patients and promotes the discovery, dissemination, and application of new knowledge, leading to the prevention, treatment, and cure of digestive diseases.
  • National Institutes of Health The NIH conducts research in its own laboratories, supports the reserach of non-federal scientists, helps in the training of research investigators and fosters communication of medical information.
  • Centers for Disease Control & Prevention Recognized as the leading federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships.
  • Hepatitis Foundation International Covering general to specific information about hepatitis, including research articles and a children’s information page.
  • Consumer Gateway at National Library of Medicine (NIH) Online resource providing health professionals and consumers alike with up-to-date, quality healthcare information from the world’s largest medical library.
  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America The mission of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America is to cure and prevent Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis through research, and to improve the quality of life for patients through education and support.
  • Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News This website provides ready access to the articles and features printed in Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News.
  • John Hopkins Oncology Center This is a Comprehensive Cancer Center designated by the National Cancer Institute, USA. It is dedicated to better understanding of human cancers and finding more effective treatments. Their website provides a rich resource of information for patients, their family members, and physicians.
  • Mayo Clinic Online This site is owned by the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research and gives access to the experience and knowledge of more than 2000 physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic.
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center For more than 60 years, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center has brought hope to cancer patients and their loved ones through research, innovation, and prevention. The Colorectal Cancer section of this site provides information of great value to patients and physicians.
  • The Health Library at Stanford The Stanford Health Library’s selected online resources include thousands of reviewed websites and postings that provide scientifically-based health information.
  • WebMD Comprehensive health resources for consumers, physicians, nurses, and educators. Includes news, chat forums, health quizzes and consumer product updates.