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Cancer Oncology

A guide to tools and resources on the topic of Cancer Oncology

Databases for Health and Medicine

Cancer Databases and Tools

  • NCI Data Catalog Links to data collections produced by major NCI initiatives and other widely used data sets.
  • Behavioral Research Tools Selected list of research tools, datasets, and methodologies related to behavioral research from the Division of Cancer Control and Population Science.
  • Biospecimen Resources Find malignant, benign, diseased and normal biospecimens through NCI-funded resources.
  • Conducting Clinical Trials Information and tools for investigators and research teams who are already involved in clinical trials, as well as for those who are thinking about getting involved.
  • Cancer Epidemiology Tools and Resources Tools for study design and planning, analysis, and risk assessment, as well as publicly available data sets from the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics.
  • Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research Resources Services for intramural and extramural and industry researchers including RAS reagents and animal and genotyping services.
  • National Cryo-Electron Microscopy Facility Find information about the National Cryo-EM Facility at NCI, created to provide researchers access to the latest cryo-EM technology for high resolution imaging. Includes timeline for installation, how to access the facility, and facility leadership.
  • SBIR &STTR Programs Funding and technology transfer to small businesses for early-stage research and development in biomarkers, anti-cancer agents, medical devices, and other biotechnologies.
  • Statistical Tools and Data NCI's Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) cancer databases, statistical methods, and software tools.
  • Technology Transfer Center Partnership opportunities to commercialize inventions and technologies developed by NCI researchers.
  • Terminology Resources NCI's reference terminology and related vocabulary resources to help patients, researchers, clinicians, and administrators identify types of cancer, treatments, and other cancer-related topics.

Interdisciplinary Databases