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Chemocare.com Ahora en Español
, the Scott
Hamilton CARES Initiative’s popular chemotherapy information website,
is now bilingual. Through the generosity of a Taussig Cancer Institute
patient and her family, the site has been translated into
"Making Chemocare.com available
in Spanish has been one of my long-held dreams," said CARES founder
Scott Hamilton. "Chemocare.com is an unbelievable resource that needs
to be accessible to as many people as possible. I am so grateful to the
family that made this possible."
Spanish is the third most widely spoken language in the world, few
comprehensive, reliable resources about chemotherapy are available in
Spanish online. Chemocare.com now gives Spanish speaking patients in
the United States and around the world easy access to the latest
information about chemotherapy drugs, side effects and side effect
management during treatment.
website includes the same pages as the English version, including
survivor stories (including Scott’s own), information on eating well,
complementary medicine and links to other helpful websites (in
English). As the Cleveland Clinic Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialists
update Chemocare.com, the new information will be translated and added
to the Spanish site.
Visitors can go to
the Spanish site by clicking on "Espanol" in the upper right corner of
For Web surfers who Google "quimioterapia informacion" (chemotherapy
information), Chemocare. com in Spanish is returned on the first page
of results, ensuring that millions of people will easily find the site.