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AHRQ Patient Safety Network

Health Care Systems for Tracking Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests
Tracking and Improving Screening for Colorectal Cancer Intervention: A Systems Approach

Dictionary of Cancer Terms (National Cancer Institute)

Library of Resources for Cancer

Research Findings

Research Activities: Online Newsletter 
Summarizes study findings, including those specific or relevant to cancer care, diagnosis, and prevention

News and Numbers

Date   Title
10/27/11 Heart Disease, Cancer and Trauma-Related Disorders Among the Most Costly Conditions for Men

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Comparative Effectiveness Reviews

Comparative Effectiveness Review, No. 3:
Comparative Effectiveness of Epoetin and Darbepoetin for Managing Anemia in Patients Undergoing Cancer Treatment

Technical Brief. No. 1:
Particle Beam Radiation Therapies for Cancer

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Evidence Reports & Technology Assessments

Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: No. 186:
Family History and Improving Health
Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: No. 197:
Alcohol Consumption and Cancer Risk

Technology Assessments:
Compendia for Coverage of Off-Label Uses of Drugs and Biologics in an Anticancer Chemotherapeutic Regimen
Lifestyle Interventions for Four Conditions: Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and Metabolic Syndrome
Positron Emission Tomography (FDG) for Brain, Cervical, Ovarian, Pancreatic, Small Cell Lung, and Testicular Cancers
Update of Horizon Scans of Genetic Tests Currently Available for Clinical Use in Cancers

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Quality of Care

National Health Care Quality Report: Cancer

Health Care Innovations Exchange: Quality Tools

National Quality Measures Clearinghouse™

Morbidity and Mortality Rounds on the Web


Quality of Health Information on the Internet

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Translating Research into Practice

Advance Care Planning: Preferences for Care at the End of Life

The High Concentration of U.S. Health Expenditures

Translating Research into Practice (TRIP)-II

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Preventive Services

Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Cancer

Men: Stay Healthy at Any Age
Men: Stay Healthy at 50+
Women: Stay Healthy at Any Age
Women: Stay Healthy at 50+

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Disparities in Health Care

National Healthcare Disparities Report 2007

Health Care for Minority Women

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Información en Español

Hombre: manténgase saludable a cualquier edad
Men: Stay Healthy at Any Age

Mujer: manténgase saludable a cualquier edad
Women: Stay Healthy at Any Age

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Additional Information by Type of Cancer

Breast Cancer
Cervical/Uterine/Ovarian Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Lung Cancer
Prostate Cancer
Skin Cancer
All Other Types of Cancer

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