Physician’s Data Query, a database provided by the National Cancer Institute PDQ®
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq This database provides current, peer-reviewed, cancer information summaries. PDQ also contains the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms and the NCI Drug Dictionary.
http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms contains over 6,000 entries
Using the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms The dictionary can be searched by phrase or keyword. Example: search for phrase mantle cell lymphoma.
http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=M Dictionary of Cancer Terms may also be browsed alphabetically.
En Español Toggle back and forth between English and Spanish translations. Many of the NCI resources are available in Spanish.
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/cancerdatabase#summaries Cancer information summaries are available for a wide variety of topics, for both patients and health providers.
Adult Treatment Summaries Summaries are arranged alphabetically by topic.
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/adult-non-hodgkins/Patient Patient version contains general information, links to the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms, and illustrations.
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/adult-non-hodgkins/HealthProfessional Health Professional version is written in more technical language, links to related summaries, and includess statistics. References contain links to PubMed abstracts.
http://www.cancer.gov/espanol/pdq/tratamiento/no-hodgkin-adultos/Patient Both patient and health provider summaries are available in Spanish.
Taking a closer look at the PDQ® summary Consult the dictionary of cancer terms as needed. Current Dictionary links
Learning More – for patients http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/adult-non-hodgkins/Patient/page6
For health care professionals, PDQ® provides accurate, current information but does not provide guidelines for treatment options. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/adult-non-hodgkins/HealthProfessional/page17
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