Cancer‐Related Web Sites

Joan M. Shedivy (Sciences and technology reference librarian, Ralph Brown Draughon Library, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama. <shedijim@lib.auburn.edu>.)

Reference Services Review

ISSN: 0090-7324

Publication date: 1 August 1997

Abstract

In this bibliography, Shedivy includes selected Internet resources for four different audiences interested in cancer. Researchers will find sites for searching the CANCERLIT and Medline databases as well as how to apply for specific research grants, obtain human tissue for their studies, and contact fellow oncology experts. Health care professionals can search for related articles and find up‐to‐date cancer descriptions with standard therapy protocols plus documents they can use in patient education. Patients and their families can learn how to research specific cancers and can read documents on screening, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and more. The general public can access a wealth of highly readable factual information.

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Citation

Shedivy, J. (1997), "Cancer‐Related Web Sites", Reference Services Review, Vol. 25 No. 2, pp. 17-32. https://doi.org/10.1108/00907329710306625

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MCB UP Ltd

Copyright © 1997, MCB UP Limited

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