Clinical trials can be found on both sites. At the National Cancer Institute, go to "clinical trials," click the type of cancer, insert specifics about your case and click on the trial that interests you.
What if a potential cancer symptom has got you worried? CBS News health care partner WebMD offers a "symptom checker." Click on your area of concern and your symptoms, and WebMD will offer you possible causes to, of course, discuss with your doctor.
Leroy Sievers is a commentator for National Public Radio. When he learned last year that cancer had re-appeared in his liver and lungs, he began writing an online diary or blog
"Web sites provide a safe place to talk about cancer, where you can say out loud what you can't say to friends and family," Sievers says.
It's all part of connecting in a virtual world to help beat a very real disease.