National Cancer Institute NCI Cancer Bulletin: A Trusted Source for Cancer Research News
July 24, 2012 • Volume 9 / Number 15

Special Issue: Oncology Nursing

Selected Resources Related to Oncology Nursing

NCI Resources

  • Cancer Information Service
    NCI's Cancer information Service (CIS) provides up-to-date and accurate cancer information to patients, their families, the public, and health professionals. The CIS provides personalized responses to specific questions about cancer. Access the CIS by calling 1-800-4-CANCER, by e-mail, or by using the LiveHelp instant-messaging service.
  • Clinical Trials
    NCI's clinical trials portal features information on finding cancer clinical trials that are open for enrollment, the results of recent clinical trials, and who pays for the costs of care in clinical trials.
  • Physician Data Query (PDQ)
    PDQ provides up-to-date information summaries on most types of cancer and their treatment, supportive and palliative care, screening, and other topics for patients and health care professionals.
  • CCR Clinical Trials
    This NCI Center for Cancer Research (CCR) website features a list of cancer clinical trials being conducted at NIH, as well as general information about clinical trials and information for health care providers on referring patients to a clinical trial at NIH.
  • Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care for Oncology (EPEC-O)
    This multimedia publication includes self-study modules and materials for trainers developed for clinicians caring for people with cancer.

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
This NIH institute funds nursing research and research training. NINR's website contains information on research, funding, and training, with sections featuring research on end-of-life care and symptom management.

NIH Bioethics Resources on the Web
This website provides links to a wide range of bioethics information, teaching materials, conferences and events, journals in the field, academic centers and institutes in bioethics, and bioethics initiatives at NIH institutes and centers and other government agencies.

Oncology Nursing Society(ONS)
ONS is a professional organization of over 35,000 registered nurses and other health care providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing.