Cancer Research Links

Medline Plus
MedlinePlus will direct you to information to help answer health questions. MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from NLM, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations. Preformulated MEDLINE searches are included in MedlinePlus and give easy access to medical journal articles. MedlinePlus also has extensive information about drugs, an illustrated medical encyclopedia, interactive client tutorials, and latest health news.

The Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National  Cancer Institute is an authoritative source of information on cancer incidence and  survival in the United States.

Ontario Clinical Trials
New cancer therapies are tested in clinical trials. Many clients may wish to consider participation in a clinical trial when deciding on the best option for the treatment of their cancer. Learn about clinical trials and find cancer clinical trials and search the database of clinical trials offered in Ontario.

National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group
National Cancer Institute of Canada Clinical Trials Group (NCIC CTG): NCIC CTG is a cooperative oncology group which carries out clinical trials in cancer therapy, prevention, and supportive care across Canada and internationally. It is one of the national programs and networks of the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC).

Canadian Cancer Statistics
Each year since 1987, the National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC), with funding provided by the Canadian Cancer Society, publishes and interprets current statistics about cancer in Canada.

Canada – Canadian Cancer Statistics
This monograph is published by the National Cancer Institute of Canada in collaboration with Health Canada, Statistics Canada, provincial/territorial cancer registries and university based researchers. The main purpose of the publication is to provide health professionals, researchers and policy makers with detailed information regarding the incidence and mortality of the most common types of cancer by age, sex, time period and province.

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN), an alliance of 19 of the world’s leading cancer centers, is an authoritative source of information to help clients and health professionals make informed decisions about cancer care. Through the collective expertise of its member institutions, the NCCN develops, updates, and disseminates a complete library of clinical practice guidelines. These guidelines are the standard for clinical policy in oncology. NCCN is a not-for-profit, tax-exempt corporation.

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