Charles Drew University of Medicine And Science - Division of Cancer Research And Training
  
Links & Resources

Cancer-related Links

National Cancer Institute (NCI) http://www.cancer.gov/

                Cancer topics: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics

                Cancer statistics: http://www.cancer.gov/statistics/

Cancer Facts and Figures, 2010 (American Cancer Society)

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/document/acspc-026238.pdf

Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Facts and Figures, 2010  (American Cancer Society)

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@epidemiologysurveilance/documents/webcontent/acspc-025759.pdf

Global Cancer Facts and Figures, 2007    (American Cancer Society)

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/globalfactsandfigures2007rev2p.pdf

 Cancer Facts and Figures for African-Americans, 2009-10 (American Cancer Society)

 

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/cffaa20092010pdf.pdf

 

Cancer Facts and Figures for Hispanics/Latinos, 2009-11 (American Cancer Society)

 

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/ffhispanicslatinos20092011.pdf

 

Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures, 2008-10 (American Cancer Society)

 

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/f861708finalforwebpdf.pdf

 

Breast Cancer Facts and Figures, 2009-2010 (American Cancer Society)

 

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@nho/documents/document/f861009final90809pdf.pdf

 

Cancer Statistics, 2010 (from A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 2010; 60: 277-300.)

 

http://caonline.amcancersoc.org/cgi/reprint/60/5/277

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2006, Reducing Colorectal Cancer trends and impact of interventions (risk factors, screening, and treatment) to reduce future rates.

 

http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cncr.24760/pdf

 

National Cancer Institute Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

http://crchd.cancer.gov/

The Global Economic Cost of Cancer (American Cancer Society and Livestrong)

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@internationalaffairs/documents/document/acspc-026203.pdf

Breast Cancer Treatment Guide (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

(English) http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/50/179/primarybreastexecsummpdf.pdf

(Espanol) http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/50/507/breast%20cancer%20spanish.pdf

Prostate Treatment Guide (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

(English) http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/9/79/2008_0204ProstateCancerExecSum.pdf

(Espanol) http://www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov/ehc/products/9/157/Prostate_Cons_Span_web.pdf

Clinical Trials Links

Glossary of Clinical Trial Terms

http://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/info/glossary#icd

Clinical Trials Resources

                http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/

                https://www.breastcancertrials.org/bct_nation/home.seam

Los Angeles County Links

Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County: Highlighting Disparities by Ethnicity and Poverty Level- February 2010

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/wwwfiles/ph/hae/ha/WomensHealthIndicators2010.pdf

 

Key Indicators of Health by SPA-LA County

http://www.publichealth.lacounty.gov/ha/docs/2007%20LACHS/Key_Indicator_2007/KIHReport.2009.FINAL.pdf

 

County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Strategic Plan 2008-2011

http://publichealth.lacounty.gov/docs/StrategicPlan.pdf  

Charles Drew University Links

Charles Drew University Homepage

http://www.cdrewu.edu/

Charles Drew University Directory

http://www.cdrewu.edu/directory

Cancer-focused Organizations

National Center for Research Resources

http://www.ncrr.nih.gov/research_infrastructure/research_centers_in_minority_institutions/

Intercultural Cancer Council

http://iccnetwork.org/

UCLA Community Research in Cancer (CORICA)

http://www.corica.mednet.ucla.edu/resources.htm 

Health Disparities Links

Kaiser’s Monthly Newsletter on Health Disparities

http://www.kff.org/minorityhealth/report_archives.cfm

UCLA Kaiser Permante Center for Health Equity

http://healthequity.ucla.edu/

National Healthcare Disparities Report 2009 (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/nhdr09/nhdr09.pdf