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Education and Training for Health Professionals

  • Updated: 08/25/2011

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This is a collection of cancer education and training tools and offerings from NCI and NIH for health professionals.
Courses are available in a variety of formats, such as:
  • Online self-study
  • CD/DVD
  • Downloadable self-study (PDF, etc.)
  • Product training
  • Webinars, podcasts, animated tutorials
  • Other (Online communities, etc.)

Note: For information about cancer research fellowships and funding for scientific training, 
see NCI's Center for Cancer Training.

For Health Care Providers

For physicians, nurses, clinicians, and patient navigators.
Topics include: clinical trials, patient care, cancer and its treatment, and more...

For Public Health Program Planners

For those implementing public health programs in their community.
Topics include: fundamentals of data usage, cancer control, evidence-based cancer control programs, 
and more...

For Researchers

For those conducting research.
Topics include: clinical trials, informatics, translational research, and more...

For Cancer Registrars

For cancer registry staff.
Topics include: registries and their operation, coding and staging standards, case finding and follow-up, 
and more...

Cancer Classroom Series

The Cancer Classroom Series are webinars that provide the educational content, tools, and resources necessary for health professionals, especially those working in public health, to address a public health problem.