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Guide to using the NIH databas

Guide to using the NIH databas


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  • 1. Physician’s Data Query,
    a database provided by
    the National Cancer Institute
    PDQ®
  • 2. 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.
  • 3. http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary
    NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms contains over 6,000 entries
  • 4. Using the NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
    The dictionary can be searched by phrase or keyword. Example: search for phrase mantle cell lymphoma.
  • 5. http://www.cancer.gov/dictionary?expand=M
    Dictionary of Cancer Terms may also be browsed alphabetically.
  • 6. En Español
    Toggle back and forth between English and Spanish translations. Many of the NCI resources are available in Spanish.
  • 7. 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.
  • 8. Adult Treatment Summaries
    Summaries are arranged alphabetically by topic.
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. 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.
  • 11. http://www.cancer.gov/espanol/pdq/tratamiento/no-hodgkin-adultos/Patient
    Both patient and health provider summaries are available in Spanish.
  • 12. Taking a closer look at the PDQ® summary
    Consult the dictionary of cancer terms as needed.
    Current
    Dictionary links
  • 13. Learning More – for patients
    http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/adult-non-hodgkins/Patient/page6
  • 14. 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
  • 15. http://www.cancer.gov/global/contact
    More questions? Contact the NCI via phone, live chat, or mail. Phone help in Spanish is available Monday-Friday from 8am – 8pm ET