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NCI Research Resources is a directory of tools and services for cancer researchers.

Plans and Priorities for Cancer Research lays out the funding priorities at the National Cancer Institute and presents the vision of the Institute's direction.

Conducting Trials: Resources for Health Professionals, developed by the NCI, provides an annotated list of resources for investigators and other health professionals participating in cancer clinical trials.


Ask C/NET provides access to data files released by population-based cancer registries like SEER and other cancer registry data and reports.

Explore the CGAP Genetic Annotation Initiative (GAI) site, an extension to the Cancer Genome Anatomy Project that annotates newly discovered genes with variation information.

Search through CRISP, a database of federally funded biomedical research projects.

Visit GeneClinics, an electronic textbook of information on genetic testing.

Search Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man (OMIM), a database of human genes and genetic disorders developed by Dr. Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere and sponsored by the National Center for Biotechnology Information.


Visit the Center for Inherited Disease Research to see what services are offered.

Complementing the above GeneClinics site, GeneTests contains a directory of laboratories that perform genetic tests and a database of genetic testing information.


American Journal of Human Genetics, official publication of the American Society of Human Genetics.

CA - A Journal for Clinicians, published for the American Cancer Society.

Genetics, published by the Genetics Society of America.

Harvard Report on Cancer Prevention

JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association.

Journal of The National Cancer Institute.


Explore Bioethics Resources on the Web, compiled by the National Institutes of Health.

Browse through For the Record, a report by the National Research Council on protecting electronic health information.

Look through Automated Information Systems Security Program Handbook, published by the Department of Health and Human Services.




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