NCI Cancer Bulletin: A Trusted Source for Cancer Research News
NCI Cancer Bulletin: A Trusted Source for Cancer Research News
July 12, 2005 • Volume 2 / Number 28 E-Mail This Document  |  Download PDF  |  Bulletin Archive/Search  |  Subscribe

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Cancer Communications Resources
For Everyone
For Health Practitioners and Educators
For Scientists
For the Media
 
For EveryoneBack to Top

Cancer.gov

http://www.cancer.gov

The main NCI Web page with links to information, tools, and resources on cancer
NIH Plain Language Traininghttp://plainlanguage.nih.gov/
CBTs/PlainLanguage/
login.asp
An online training module that reinforces simple, clear communication practices
Health Communications Internship Programhttp://internship.cancer.gov/
whynci.cfm
A once-renewable 6-month program for graduate students to become involved in communications projects at NCI
Understanding Cancer Serieshttp://www.cancer.gov/
cancertopics/
understandingcancer
Graphic tutorials in PDF and PowerPoint to instruct on various cancer topics; some modules available in Spanish
State Cancer Profileshttp://statecancerprofiles.
cancer.gov/
A searchable database of cancer statistics by state and cancer site
LiveHelphttps://livehelp.cancer.gov/An online portal to information about cancer and smoking cessation from information specialists at the NCI Cancer Information Service
Publications Locatorhttps://pubs.cancer.gov/nciplA searchable database for viewing and ordering copies of NCI-developed publications
PDQhttp://www.cancer.gov/
cancertopics/pdq
A searchable database of information on cancer topics, closed and open clinical trials, and professional directories
MedlinePlushttp://www.medlineplus.govThe National Library of Medicine's portal to information sources on a variety of health topics
NCI Dictionary of Cancer Termshttp://www.cancer.gov/
dictionary/
Contains more than 3,500 terms related to cancer and medicine
ACS Cancer Survivors Network®http://www.acscsn.org/An online forum sponsored by the American Cancer Society for sharing personal stories and discussing issues related to cancer
For Health Practitioners and EducatorsBack to Top

Pink Book-
Making Communications Programs Work

http://www.cancer.gov/
pinkbook

A guide to communication program planning
ClinicalTrials.govhttp://www.clinicaltrials.gov/A searchable database of NIH and industry-sponsored clinical trials
NCI Clinical Trials Web sitehttp://www.cancer.gov/
clinicaltrials
A database of cancer clinical trials, with background on the clinical trials process
HINTShttp://hints.cancer.govNational data about how adults gather information on cancer
Risk Communication Bibliographyhttp://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/
DECC/riskcommbib/
References to documents addressing communication of public health hazards
Multimedia Health Communication Products Showcasehttp://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/
cgi-bin/
sbir_index_search.cgi
An online directory of products developed as a result of NCI-sponsored communication and behavior-change research
PDQhttp://www.cancer.gov/
cancertopics/pdq
A database of cancer topics, clinical trials, and professional directories
Office of Education and Special Initiativeshttp://www.cancer.gov/
aboutnci/oesi
NCI office responsible for development, implementation, and evaluation of education programs
Understanding Cancer Serieshttp://www.cancer.gov/
cancertopics/
understandingcancer
Tutorials on cancer topics; some modules available in Spanish
Cancer Control PLANEThttp://cancercontrolplanet.cancer.gov/Resources for planning cancer awareness and behavior change programs
For ScientistsBack to Top

CRISP

http://crisp.cit.nih.gov/

A database of federally funded biomedical research projects
HINTShttp://dccps.nci.nih.gov:0/
hints/index.jsp
National data on how adults gather cancer information
Health Communication and Informatics Research Branchhttp://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/
hcirb
Supports basic and translational research on communication practices and infrastructure
Risk Communication Bibliographyhttp://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/
DECC/riskcommbib/
References to documents about communication of public health hazards
NCI Liaison Activitieshttp://la.cancer.gov/
index.html
Fosters NCI's relationships with advocates, professional societies, scientific organizations, and federal agencies
Cancer Biomedical Informatics Grid (caBIG)https://cabig.nci.nih.govNetwork of individuals and institutions to enable sharing of data and tools
Nanotechnology Teaming Sitehttp://nano.cancer.gov/
resource_center/
teaming_site.asp
A venue for nanotech researchers to explore collaborative opportunities
For the MediaBack to Top

NCI NewsCenter

http://www.cancer.gov/
newscenter/

Announcements of research and upcoming events, as well as online audio-visual materials
CRISPhttp://crisp.cit.nih.gov/A searchable database of federally funded biomedical research projects
BenchMarkshttp://www.cancer.gov/
newscenter/benchmarks/
archive
NCI's online magazine, with multimedia background materials related to recent, high-profile cancer news
NCI Entertainment Resourceshttp://www.cancer.gov/
newscenter/
entertainment-overview
Provides accurate information about issues related to cancer for screenwriters, producers, and other members of the entertainment media
B-Roll Footagehttp://www.cancer.gov/
newscenter/pressreleases/
b-roll-general
Online catalog of .MOV preview files for television cancer news coverage; beta tapes can be ordered by phone
Visuals Onlinehttp://visualsonline.cancer.gov/Searchable database of photographs, slides, and scanned documents; images available in various resolutions