dictionary at the Cancer.gov website from the National Institutes of Health.
dictionary from MEDLINEplus and Merriam Webster:
Cancer Research Portfolio
This is a powerful new tool provides instant access to information about current
cancer research projects that are supported by cancer funding organizations
in the United States and the United Kingdom. The International Cancer Research Portfolio
(ICRP) is a public database that
holds nearly 13,000 records of current cancer research awards. This site is
a central, searchable database, which allows visitors to find information
about actively funded research. The database has a simple and useful
keyword-based search engine. Search results provide clear, concise
information on the titles, principle investigators, institutions, funding
organizations and award codes of all funded research projects. Title links
take the visitor to detailed abstracts of each project.
Consumer health information from the National
Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). MEDLINEplus® will
direct you to information to help answer health questions. MEDLINEplus brings
together, by health topic, authoritative information from NLM, the NIH, other
government, non-profit and other health-related organizations. Preformulated
MEDLINE searches are included in MEDLINEplus and give easy access to the medical
research literature. It also provides you with a database of full-text drug
information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.
Constantly-updated medical news headline links
and archived stories. Sources include the New York Times Syndicate, Reuters, and
the AP News Service. The news link directory is maintained by the National
Library of Medicine's MedlinePlus health information service.
NCI and NIH Clinical Trials Databases
Comprehensive searchable registry presented by the US National Cancer Institute.
may also search a wider database for all clinical trials (cancer related or
otherwise) by using the following NIH link:
Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) maintains a number of critical
biotechnology databases, including PubMed (see below) that can be accessed by
the public. Most of these databases are of interest to the specialist only, but
PubMed is key to searching for citations on clinical research. Twenty one
NCBI databases can be accessed through the following link:
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, provides access to over 12 million MEDLINE citations back to the
mid-1960's and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources. This is
undoubtedly a key resource for any kind of systematic investigation of the research literature on medical topics.
you are serious about using PubMed to conduct your own searches, it
might be helpful for you to go through the PubMed Tutorial found at: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/bsd/pubmed_tutorial/m1001.html
can launch your PubMed search from here. The drop-down menu gives you
access to 16 other NCBI databases besides PubMed..