British Medical Journal
Aims to lead the debate on health, and to engage, inform, and stimulate doctors, researchers and other health professionals in ways that will improve outcomes for patients.
CA: A Cancer Journal for
Peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society providing cancer care professionals with up-to-date information on all aspects of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Official journal of the American Cancer Society.
Health on the Net
A non-profit, non-governmental organisation, accredited to the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, which aims to promote and guide the deployment of useful and reliable online medical and health information, and its appropriate and efficient use.
Journal of Clinical Oncology
Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
Ranked, peer-reviewed, updated clinical resources.
Breast Cancer Online
A peer-reviewed educational service made available free to users working in the numerous fields of breast cancer research and treatment.
British Psychosocial Oncology Society
Website of the British Psychosocial Oncology Society.
Cancer News on the
A US site, dedicated to bringing patients and their families the latest news and information on cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Cancer Research UK
The UK's leading charity dedicated to cancer research.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Providing quality assured, up-to-date cancer information, written by specialists for patients, relatives and carers.
A free information service about cancer and cancer care for people with cancer and their families.
European Society of Medical Oncology
The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), is a European professional organisation representing medical oncologists. The Society focuses on a multidisciplinary approach to treatment and has expanded to include radiation and surgical oncologists, as well as other healthcare professionals involved in cancer care. ESMO aims to unite physicians, caregivers, and patients in a global alliance committed to combating cancer and ensuring equal access to quality multidisciplinary treatment.
FACIT (Functional Assessment of Chronic
FACIT manages the distribution and information regarding administration, scoring and interpretation of a range of questionnaires, including the FACT questionnaires, that measure health-related quality of life for people with chronic illnesses. FACIT promotes use and application of these measurements as a means of improving healthcare for chronic illness, and is organised by Professor David Cella at the Center for Outcomes Research and Education in Chicago (CORE).
Independent Cancer Patients' Voice
A patient advocate group independent of established UK cancer charities and aware of the value of medical research to both public health and to the national economy.
Institute of Cancer Research
One of the world's leading cancer research organisations. The Institute is a college of the University of London and works in partnership with The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust.
Created to foster international multidisciplinary communication about clinical, educational and research issues that relate to the subspecialty of psycho-oncology, and specifically to a) the response of patients, families and staff to cancer and its treatment at all stages, and b) psychological, social and behavioural factors that influence tumour progression and survival.
James Lind Alliance
Aims to identify the most important gaps in knowledge about the effects of treatments, and has been established to bring patients and clinicians together in 'Working Partnerships' to identify and prioritise the unanswered questions that they agree are most important.
MRC Clinical Trials Unit
A centre of excellence for clinical trials, meta-analyses and epidemiological studies, strengthening and expanding the evidence base for health care nationally and internationally and supported by the Medical Research Council.
Section of the Medical Research Council's website, aimed specifically at the general public, and detailing a number of medical conditions, along with examples of current and relevant MRC research.
National Cancer Research Network
Provides the NHS with the infrastructure to support cancer clinical trials in England, with the ultimate aim of improving patient care.
Health Research Authority
NHS organisation that seeks to protect and promote the interests of patients and the public in health research.
Psychosocial Issues on Oncolink
Website of the Abramson Cancer Centre of the University of Pennsylvania, focussing on Psychosocial issues.
Funded by a grant from Cancer Research UK, PulMiCC is a randomised study of Pulmonary Metastasectomy in Colorectal Cancer.
Radiotherapy and androgen deprivation in combination after local surgery: a randomised controlled trial in prostate cancer.
UK Clinical Research Network
UK Clinical Research Network Study Portfolio
Website of the UK Collaborative Trial of Ovarian Cancer Screening.
Brighton and Sussex Medical School
A partnership between the Universities of Brighton and Sussex.
Making Art Personal
Promotes expression, communication and understanding of the emotional aspect of serious illness and dying.
Provides expert and professional roleplayers & facilitators for the public and private sectors.
Wales Cancer Research Network
Funded by the Welsh Assembly Government and Cancer Research UK, the Wales Cancer Trials network (WCRN) supports cancer clinical researchers in Wales.