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About Herbs, Botanicals & Other Products (Integrative Medicine Service)
This resource, presented by  Integrative Medicine Service at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, provides evidence-based information about herbs, botanicals, supplements, and more.
Provides access to peer-reviewed, full-text journals and reference sources in science, medicine, engineering and business. It also includes access to the New York Times content dating back to 1995. Password Lookup for MSK Employees and Students
AccessGUDID (NIH, U.S. National Library of Medicine)
Search for and download information that device labelers have submitted to the FDA’s Global Unique Device Identification Database GUDID about their medical devices.
AccessMedicine (McGraw-Hill)
Access to more than 60 medical reference textbooks ranging from surgery and pharmacology to basic and clinical sciences. Includes frequently updated content with thousands of images and illustrations, interactive self-assessments, case files, diagnostic tools, and more.
AccessSurgery (McGraw-Hill Global Education)
This comprehensive online surgery resource enhances medical knowledge and delivers quick answers to surgical inquiries.
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services)
Serves to complement the biomedical research mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by specializing in quality improvement, patient safety, outcomes and effectiveness of care, clinical practice, technology assessment, and healthcare organization and delivery systems. For records prior to 1999 visit the National Archives.
Covers a selection of journals in different allied health professions including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, speech and language therapy, podiatry. Also covers areas of complementary medicine and palliative care.
Founded in 1907, the AACR accelerates progress toward the prevention and cure of cancer by promoting research, education, communication, and collaboration. The archive of meeting abstracts goes back to 2004.
Leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences.
Provides access to the only comprehensive record of dissertations accepted by American universities during the time period of 1933-1955.
The site has links to resources for research, economics, government issues, and patient information.
ASCO membership is comprised of clinical oncologists from all oncology disciplines and sub-specialties. The web site has information for practice guidelines, policy statements, career development, and news.
ASCO was founded in 1964 by a small group of physician members of the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) who recognized the need for the creation of a separate society dedicated to issues unique to clinical oncology. ASCO offers both a search and a browse option to find specific abstracts on the Meeting Library, going back to 2009. Please note, our access is for abstracts only.
Antimicrobe (ESun Technologies, LLC)
An online reference database for infectious diseases and antimicrobial agents. Includes reviews and chapters from antimicrobial therapy and infectious diseases publications as well as focused MEDLINE search results.
arXiv (Cornell University)
An open access preprint archive providing papers in the fields of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance, and Statistics.
ASCO Guidelines (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
Guidelines can address specific clinical situations (disease-oriented) or use of approved medical products, procedures, or tests (modality-oriented). Using the best available evidence, ASCO’s expert panels identify and develop practice recommendations for specific areas of cancer care that would benefit from the availability of practice guidelines.
Best Practice (BMJ)
Supports evidence-based medicine by publishing peer-reviewed systematic reviews which identify, appraise, grade and summarize the latest and authoritative biomedical evidence on a wide range of globally important clinical conditions. It is a clinical decision support resource of evidence-based answers to critical, real-world clinical questions. Users can create free personal accounts to access BMJ's Best Practice.
BibliMed (BibliMed ©)
Offers a unique interface for searching the PubMed dataset based off of the MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Gives suggested MeSH headings and shows subheadings (qualifiers) in the form of a word cloud—different font sizes for more popular subheadings in the literature associated with the MeSH term you choose.
BioMed Central (BMC) (BioMed Central)
A Science, Technology and Medicine (STM) publisher of open access, online, peer-reviewed journals. MSK is an institutional member of BMC meaning a researcher or student can publish an unlimited number of articles in BMC titles.
BIOSIS Citation Index  (Thomson Reuters)
Database focused on life sciences and biomedical research covering pre-clinical and experimental research, methods and instrumentation, animal studies, and more. This resource includes content from not only journals but relevant meetings, patents, and books.
BoardCertifiedDocs (American Board of Medical Specialties/Elsevier)
An authoritative reference tool providing certification status and complete biographical and professional information about board certified physicians. It is designed to help a wide range of professionals and businesses in the medical community with credential verification, referrals, research and more. Note: access is for ten concurrent Memorial Sloan Kettering users. If you receive an "access denied" message, please try your search again at a later time.
Provides information to company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and periodicals. This resource is part of the New York Online Virtual Electronic Library (NOVEL) provided for the public by the New York State Library. Password Lookup for MSK Employees and Students
CAM-Cancer (National Information Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NIFAB))
The aims of CAM-Cancer project are to build a European authoritative network around CAM in cancer with an international panel of experts in CAM research and/or in cancer care with privileged contacts with cancer organizations. The project’s main achievement will be to prepare and disseminate suitable evidence based information for health professionals in order to help them to inform their patients.
Cancer Facts and Figures (American Cancer Society)
The American Cancer Society regularly updates the Facts & Figures publications which present the most current trends in cancer occurrence and survival, as well as information on symptoms, prevention, early detection, and treatment.
Cancer Genome Atlas (National Cancer Institute)
A program funded by the National Cancer Institute and the National Human Genome Research Institute that analyzes the genome of different cancer types to identify changes in the disease to improve cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment.
Cancer in Children - MedlinePlus (National Library of Medicine)
MedlinePlus provides an excellent start to locating information about childhood and adolescent cancer including links to diagnosis, treatment, news, clinical trials, research, dictionaries, directories, and videos.
Cancer.Net (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) offers peer-reviewed information for patients, families and caregivers.  Coverage includes over 85 types of cancer, basic cancer information, support, coping, advocacy, and information about special populations.  Special and notable features on this website include a Medical Illustrations Gallery of common cancer sites organized by cancer type; ASCO Patient Guides that comprise a growing list of well-written and up-to-date documents on a variety of discrete subjects such as, Understanding Tumor Markers for Breast and Colon Cancer, and a monthly “Ask the Expert” forum meant to invite patients, families, and the public to ask leading cancer experts questions via an online chat forum.
CANCERMondial (International Agency for Research on Cancer)
CANCERMondial provides access to information on the occurrence of cancer world-wide compiled by the Descriptive Epidemiology Group (DEP) of the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC).
canSAR (The Institute of Cancer Research)
This portal supports cancer translational research and drug discovery by bringing together multidisciplinary data across biology, chemistry, pharmacology, structural biology, cellular networks, and clinical annotations. Note: For optimal use view in Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.
cBio Portal (Computational Biology Center at MSK)
Provides visualization, analysis and download of large-scale cancer genomics data sets. Contains The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) data as well.
ChEMBL (European Bioinformatics Institute)
Covers bioactive drug-like small molecules in 2-D structure, calculated properties (e.g. logP, Molecular Weight, Lipinski Parameters, etc.), and abstracted bioactivities (e.g. binding constants, pharmacology and ADMET data).
ChemIDplus  (National Institutes of Health)
A dictionary of over 400,000 chemicals (names, synonyms, and structures) that includes links to NLM and other databases and resources, including links to federal, state and international agencies. ChemIDplus records are updated daily.
Childhood Cancers (National Cancer Institute)
The National Cancer Institute’s Factsheet provides information and statistics about childhood cancers.
ClinicalTrials.gov (National Institutes of Health)
Contains information on federally and privately supported clinical trials from the United States and around the world. Specifics about the trial can be found including locations, contact information, and criteria for participation.
Cochrane Library (Wiley)
A collection of seven databases that contain different types of high-quality, evidence-based information to inform healthcare decision making: Cochrane database of systematic reviews; Database of abstracts of reviews of effectiveness (DARE); Cochrane central register of controlled trials (CENTRAL); Cochrane database of methodology reviews; Cochrane methodology register; Health Technology Assessment database (HTA); and NHS Economic evaluation database (NHS EED).
COSMIC - Catalogue of Somatic Mutations in Cancer (Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute)
Designed to store and display somatic mutation information and details related to human cancers. Contains information on publications, samples and mutations. The mutation data and associated information is extracted from the primary literature, The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA), and the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) portals.
Covers nursing, biomedicine, health sciences librarianship, alternative/complementary medicine, consumer health, and the allied health fields. It offers access to health care articles, books, nursing dissertations, selected conference proceedings, standards of practice, educational software, and audiovisual materials.
CureSearch (CureSearch)
This site contains comprehensive coverage for all aspects of childhood cancer for health professionals, patients, and families. CureSearch is a united effort of the Children's Oncology Group (COG) and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation (NCCF).
DailyMed (MedicosConsultants)
An integrated medication and prescribing information portal that allows users to navigate information repositories of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and Veterans Affairs (VA). Contains products and drug information from over 3,000 manufacturers.
Derwent Innovations Index (Thomson Reuters)
Database that combines unique value-added patent information indexed from over 50 patent issuing authorities in the Derwent World Patent Index with patent citations indexed from the Derwent Patents Citation Index. Users can search across clearly written patent titles and abstracts that highlight the novelty, use, advantage, claims, and influence of each invention.
Dietary Supplement Label Database (National Institutes of Health/National Library of Medicine)
Contains the full label contents from a sample of dietary supplement products marketed in the U.S.
Drug Information Portal (National Library of Medicine)
Provides a gateway to selected drug information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other key U.S. Government agencies. Many foreign drugs and medications are also covered in the resource.
Drugs@FDA (Food and Drug Administration)
Contains the list of FDA-approved oncology drugs and regulatory information.
e-Anatomy (IMAIOS)
An interative program containing medical images and pictures of the entire human body. Allows the user to scroll through radiological images from various planes while adding or limiting the types of structures labeled.
ebrary (ebrary)
An online digital library of full-text ebooks from over 400 publishers.  The collection provides access to titles from a multitude of disciplines.  Features include: browsing, searching, printing, and downloading.
Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) (Institute of Education Sciences)
An online digital library of information and research pertaining to the field of education. Provides ready access to education literature to support and improve practice in learning, teaching, educator decision-making, and educational research.
Embase (Elsevier)
A comprehensive bibliographic resource covering international literature in the biomedical and pharmaceutical fields. Simultaneously searches MEDLINE records as well as other bibliographic databases. Note: Setting up a user name and password within this resource will allow you to save your search strategies for future use.
EndNote (Thomson Reuters)
Helps to manage references by creating a database of aggregated citations from different resources. It functions as a reference and image database, an online search tool, and a bibliography and manuscript maker. See the Training & Orientation page for scheduled workshops. Note: MSK employees may request installation of this application by contacting the Information Systems Help Desk at 646-227-3337.
Epistemonikos (Epistemonikos)
Epistemonikos is a collaborative, multilingual database of evidence-based health care and information technologies, supporting decisions concerning clinical or health-policy questions.
Essential Science Indicators (Thomson Reuters)
Allows users to conduct on-going, quantitative analyses of research performance and trends in science. Users can also rank top scientists, institutions, countries, and journals in 22 specific fields of research based on journal article publication counts and citation data.
Europe PubMed Central (European Bioinformatics Institute; University of Manchester; British Library)
Offers similar full text, government-funded, bibliographic data to the United States version of PubMed Central (PMC), but with different search features, functions, and some additional content.
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer)
The aims of EORTC are to develop, conduct, coordinate, and stimulate translational and clinical research in Europe to improve the management of cancer and related problems by increasing survival but also patient quality of life. Through translational and clinical research, EORTC offers an integrated approach to drug development, drug evaluation programs and medical practices.
F1000 Prime (Faculty of 1000)
The core database is updated daily and includes evaluations and peer-reviews after publication of the top articles in biology and medicine. Articles are selected, rated, and evaluated by international Faculty members consisting of  expert scientists and clinical researchers in various disciplines.
General OneFile (Gale via NOVELNY)
A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics including business, computer technology, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, humanities, law, politics, science, social science, and many general interest topics. Password Lookup for MSK Employees and Students
Genetics Home Reference (National Library of Medicine)
Provides consumer-friendly information about the effects of genetic variations on human health.
GLAD4U (Vanderbilt University School of Medicine)
Allows you to query the scientific literature to retrieve and prioritize a list of Entrez-Gene ID's. An alternative search interface for locating specific gene information found within the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) resources.
A platform that searches all of the World Health Organization (WHO) regional databases for publications from their respective regions, called the Global Index Medicus. Regional databases can be searched individually or simultaneously which include: Africa (AFRO), Americas (AMRO/PAHO), Eastern Mediterranean (EMRO), Europe (EURO), South-East Asia (SEARO), and Western Pacific (WPRO). Platform available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Arabic.
GoldMiner (American Roentgen Ray Society (ARRS))
ARRS GoldMiner® helps users find images and articles from peer-reviewed biomedical journals. Users can search for images by findings, anatomy, imaging technique, and patient age and sex. Check the permissions and terms of use before choosing an image.
Google News Search (Google)
  A customized search of Google News using the term "cancer".
Google Scholar (Google)
This search engine provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature in a variety of disciplines to include peer-reviewed titles from the US and Europe. Search results include article-level links(Fulltext@MSK)from journal subscriptions maintained by the MSK Library.
GoPubMed (Transinsight)
An alternate PubMed interface that allows you to conduct a search of PubMed articles and see the results sorted and mapped to the Gene Ontology vocabulary as well as to Medical Subject Headings (MeSH). Facilitates navigation of large result sets from a PubMed query.
Grants.gov (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
Search all available, closed, and archived grants of various federal agencies. Makes it faster, easier and more cost effective for grant applicants to electronically interact with federal grant-making agencies.
Grey Literature Report (The New York Academy of Medicine)
Published bi-monthly, contains materials in health and science policy, public health, health of vulnerable and special populations, and general medicine and disease.
Provides information about articles on questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, coding schemes and manuals, rating scales, and other measurement instruments in the fields of health and psychosocial sciences.
Health Evidence (McMaster University)
This resource helps public health practitioners use the best evidence. It provides access to over 5,000+ quality-rated systematic reviews evaluating the effectiveness of public health interventions.
Contains descriptions of research resources available for health care researchers and health sciences librarians. Includes links to PubMed and other web addresses to scales, instruments, datasets, discharge summaries, claims records, epidemiological surveys, disease registries, and clinical records information pertaining to a topic.
HelioBLAST  (HelioText)
HelioBLAST is a free tool designed to search MEDLINE (PubMed) to identify documents similar to your search. You can enter entire portions of text (as opposed to just keywords), such an abstract or even a portion of your paper. The database will then look for matches based on relevance. Submissions are limited to 1,000 words, so we recommend your query should be an abstract or paragraph.
Highly Cited Researchers (Thomson Reuters)
A searchable web-based product that collects the work of the world's most cited and influential researchers from a broad array of subject categories in life sciences, medicine, physical sciences, engineering and social sciences based on citation metrics.
Household Products Database (National Library of Medicine)
Allows scientists and consumers to research products and their health effects based on chemical ingredients information from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by brand manufacturers.
Provides web access to more than three-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics.
Information Rx (National Library of Medicine)
This resource was created by the National Library of Medicine to help consumers better understand health information, provide them with content to enhance conversations with their healthcare providers, and to encourage the use of evidence-based health infomation on the Internet.
InfoTrac Newsstand (Gale via NOVELNY)
Search full text newspaper articles by title, headline, date, section or other assigned fields. Also contains a searchable archive for historical news stories and customized search options, screen appearance, and results format features. Password Lookup for MSK Employees and Students
International Agency for Research on Cancer (International Agency for Research on Cancer)
The IARC is an agency of the World Health Organization. IARC is involved in both epidemiological and laboratory research and disseminates scientific information through publications, meetings, courses, and fellowships.
Ixquick  (Ixquick.com)
A metasearch engine which ensures privacy by not recording IP addresses and which uses a “Star System” to rank results.
A tool for finding the most appropriate journals for submitting a manuscript (primarily for papers covering biomedical and clinical research). Allows users to enter the title, abstract, or keywords of an unpublished paper into a text box and find journals that best match their query.
Joanna Briggs Institute EBP Database (Joanna Briggs Institute)
Allows you to simultaneously search a wide range of summarized and appraised health care evidence across seven publication types including Evidence Based Recommended Practices, Evidence Summaries, Best Practice Information Sheets, Systematic Reviews, Consumer Information Sheets, Systematic Review Protocols, and Technical Reports.
Johns Hopkins ABX Guide (Unbound Medicine, Inc.)
Features up-to-date, quick-read entries of evidence-based information on the treatment of infectious diseases to help users make informed decisions in the clinical setting. Content includes diagnosis; drug interactions, dosing, pharmacokinetics, side effects; pathogens; management; and vaccines. Web and mobile versions are available. The Mobile Resources LibGuide provides a link to the mobile app and instructions on how to download.
JoMI (Journal of Medical Insight)
A medical video journal for attending surgeons, fellows, residents, medical students, and patients that publishes high quality videos of surgical procedures performed by top teaching physicians.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) (Clarivate Analytics)
Offers a systematic, objective means to critically evaluate the world's leading journals, with quantifiable, statistical information based on citation data. By compiling articles' cited references, JCR measures research influence and impact factors at the journal and category levels, and shows the relationship between citing papers and citing journals.
JSTOR (ITHAKA)
A unique interdisciplinary resource of complete back files of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, and sciences. Access includes General Science (Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, and publications of the Royal Society of London), Mathematics, and Statistics.
KidsHealth.Org Cancer Center (Nemours Foundation)
Sponsored by Nemours, KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. All KidsHealth articles, animations, games, and other content go through a rigorous medical review by pediatricians and other medical experts. Ongoing, scheduled medical reviews ensure the information is as up-to-date as possible. The KidsHealth Cancer Center contains information tailored to Parents, Kids and Teens.
Law360 (Portfolio Media, Inc.)
Law360 provides real-time full text news clippings in 30+ industries, including Healthcare, Life Sciences, Privacy, Intellectual Property, and Technology. For mobile access to this resource, you must create a free account using your MSK email address.

*Financial support for Law360 is generously provided by the MSK Office of General Counsel.*
Lens (Cambia)
Worldwide, open-access, full text patent informatics resource containing over 10 million patent documents from the United States, Europe, Australia, and the World Intellectual Property Organization. DNA and protein sequences disclosed in patents are also searchable.
LexiComp Online (Wolters Kluwer)
Provides access to the approved drugs and dosage forms used at Memorial Sloan Kettering (Hospital Formulary). The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee selects drugs for addition to the Hospital Formulary based on therapeutic efficacy, toxicity, and cost.
Medications and Mothers' Milk Online (Hale Publishing, LP)
A resource that provides health care professionals with information regarding drug use during lactation.
Medline via Ovid (Wolters Kluwer)
This interface allows you to run the same search across multiple databases. It covers 1946 to present and includes fully-indexed records as well as in-process and other non-indexed citations.  Use advanced search to map directly to MeSH terms.  You must create a personal login in order to save your searches.
MEDLINE via Web of Science (Thomson Reuters)
This interface guides users through selections for a precise MEDLINE search based on Medical Subject Headings (MeSH), subheadings, and limits/filters. You can build your search strategy in steps and try multiple combinations to refine the search results.
MedlinePlus (National Library of Medicine)
For patients and families containing trusted health information on a range of topics. Healthcare professionals canhttp://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/ use the resource to learn about the latest treatments, look up drug information, or view medical images and illustrations. A service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This resource is also available in Spanish.
MEDSUM (IBMI)
A webtool that allows users to research and generate statistics on scientists, journals, and the biomedical literature itself. A live literature-summary interface, feeding directly off of the current PubMed database.
Mendeley (Elsevier)
A resource management tool for both desktop and web. Import, manage, explore, connect and talk about research papers or trends in an area of focus with colleagues around the world. Learn more by registering for an upcoming workshop: Breakaway With Mendeley.
MeSH Analyzer (Yale)
A bookmark tool for your browser that simplifies the creation of a MeSH analysis grid. A MeSH analysis grid can help identify the problems in a search strategy by presenting the ways articles are indexed in the MEDLINE database in an easy-to-scan tabular format. Creating a MeSH analysis grid manually is a tedious, time-consuming task. Metadata for each article must be manually retrieved, extracted, and pasted into a grid, and then the MeSH terms must be manually sorted and grouped alphabetically.
MeSH on Demand (National Library of Medicine)
Find MeSH terms (medical subject headings) based on your keywords for use in PubMed. Simply copy and paste text into the text box available (max of 10,000 characters). Useful for preliminary research on a topic, systematic reviews, and standard or comprehensive literature searching.
Micromedex (Truven)
Evidence-based source for drug dosage, drug interactions, and side effects information. Contains some patient education material as well. Note that Micromedex is has ended support for Microsoft® Windows® XP and Internet Explorer® 7. Please use an updated browser or system to access this resource.
MLTrends (Palidwor et al. )
Graphs a visual trend of a research topic. Understands Boolean operators and is capable of mapping multiple trends on the same graph for a more robust analysis of the research subject compared to others. Generated trend graphs may be used in scholarly publications or presentations but must be cited accordingly—appropriate information found on the database homepage.
My Cancer Genome (Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center)
A personalized cancer medicine knowledge resource for physicians, patients, caregivers and researchers with up-to-date information on what mutations make cancers grow and related therapeutic implications, including available clinical trials.
National Cancer Data Base (NCDB) (American College of Surgeons)
The National Cancer Data Base (NCDB), a joint program of the Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) and the American Cancer Society (ACS), is a nationwide oncology outcomes database. Some 70 percent of all newly diagnosed cases of cancer in the United States are captured at the institutional level and reported to the NCDB. The data is used to explore trends in cancer care, to create regional and state benchmarks for participating hospitals, and to serve as the basis for quality improvement.
National Cancer Institute (National Cancer Institute)
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). NCI coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, and health information dissemination.
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) is the NIH's lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
More commonly referred to as Guidelines.gov, this resource allows users to search for clinical practice guidelines and other expert commentary from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).It is a useful tool for evidence-based practice and making informed decisions on patient care.
Provides content from 1977-present of five national newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post. Password Lookup for MSK Employees and Students
National Program of Cancer Registries (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC))
This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention site contains data collected by local cancer registries that enable public health professionals to understand and address the cancer burden more effectively.
NCCN Guidelines [login required] (National Comprehensive Cancer Network)
This alliance of 26 major cancer centers maintains a comprehensive collection of high quality guidelines for patients and clinicians. Over the past, NCCN has developed an integrated suite of tools to improve the quality of cancer care. The NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines document evidence-based, consensus-driven management to ensure that all patients receive preventive, diagnostic, treatment, and supportive services that are most likely to lead to optimal outcomes. Creation of a free personal account is required to access some of the information.
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NCI Drug Dictionary (National Cancer Institute)
Contains technical definitions and synonyms for more than 500 agents that are being used in the treatment of patients with cancer or cancer-related conditions.
NCI: Clinical Trials (National Cancer Institute)
A comprehensive resource from the NCI that provides links to educational materials describing what clinical trials are and why they are important, a searchable database for current cancer clinical trials that are recruiting patients, and a link to summaries of noteworthy results from completed clinical trials.
New York Times (The New York Times)
Access current news from The New York Times.  MSK has an institutional site license to the New York Times. To gain full-text access to the NY Times Digital, you must register for or sign into a free, individual account.
Delivers PDF's of every page of every issue from cover to cover of the New York Times dating back to 1851.
View a list of data repositories supported by the NIH (National Institutes of Health). These repositories accept and disseminate NIH-funded, as well as other, research data
NIH RePORTER (NIH)
Contains grants and funding details on active, available, and completed projects funded by the NIH. Search by ID number, project title, keywords, location/organization, or Principal Investigator (PI).
NLM Gateway (National Library of Medicine)
Use this resource to find meeting abstracts in the areas of AIDS, Health Services Research, and Space Life Sciences. Note: Does not contain records after 2010.
This National Cancer Institute unit's goal is to increase the amount of high-quality cancer research and information about the use of complementary and alternative modalities.
OMIM (Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man) (Johns Hopkins University)
Part of the NBI suite of medical information online, OMIM provides key genetic and genome information in a searchable and easy to use database.
Oncolink (University of Pennsylvania)
OncoLink was founded in 1994 by University of Pennsylvania cancer specialists with a mission to help cancer patients, families, health care professionals and the general public get accurate cancer-related information at no charge. OncoLink contains comprehensive information about specific types of cancer, updates on cancer treatments and news about research advances.
OncoLink Cancer News (University of Pennsylvania)
Provided by the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania.
Since 1975, ONS has provided a professional community for oncology nurses, developed evidence-based education programs and treatment information, and advocated for patient care, all in an effort to improve quality of life and outcomes for patients with cancer and their families.  Please note: ONS abstracts are available via CINAHL and the Oncology Nursing Forum (ONF) publication.
Good resource for finding open access graduate theses and dissertations published around the world. Information about this content comes from many colleges, universities, and research institutions.
Open-i Open Access Biomedical Image Search Engine  (National Library of Medicine)
Provides access to the images (charts, graphs, clinical images, etc.) and related abstracts from the open source literature, and biomedical image collections. Includes images from PubMed Central® articles; chest x-rays; images from NLM History of Medicine collection; and orthopedic illustrations.

Orphanet  (Orphanet)
Assists in the diagnosis and overview of rare diseases. Provides users with expert summaries, links to reputable resources, and drug information for certain diseases.
OSF Preprints (Open Science Framework)
An open access preprint repository network providing papers in the fields of Architecture, Business, Engineering, Life Science, Physical Science & Mathematics, Arts & Humanities, Education, Law, Medicine & Health Sciences, and Social & Behavioral Sciences.
Ovid Databases (Wolters Kluwer)
Access to several resources and databases including Books@Ovid, Journals@Ovid, Allied and Complementary Medicine (AMED), Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI), and PsycINFO.
PEDro - Physiotherapy Evidence Database (Centre for Evidence-based Physiotherapy)
PEDro is a free database of over 34,000 randomized trials, systematic reviews and clinical practice guidelines in physiotherapy that is produced by the Centre for Evidence-Based Physiotherapy at The George Institute for Global Health.
Pharmacological and Biological Treatment  (American Cancer Society)
American Cancer Society page lists evidence-based overviews, with reference, for non-traditional therapies.
Physician Data Query (PDQ) (National Cancer Institute)
Cancer information summaries, available on National Cancer Institute's (NCI) website, address prognoses and treatments for many adult and pediatric cancers, as well as supportive and palliative care, screening, prevention, genetics, and complementary and alternative medicine.
Physician's Desk Reference (PDR) (PDR Network, LLC)
The authoritative source on prescription drugs, PDR contains full, FDA-approved drug label information, including warnings and precautions, drug interactions, and hundreds of full-color product images. Every label in PDR includes information on dosages, side effects, and safety information, such as contraindications, pregnancy ratings, and interactions with other drugs, food, and alcohol. Data on clinical trials are also included. Password Lookup for MSK Employees and Students
Pillbox (National Library of Medicine)
Developed as an aid in the identification of unknown pills (oral solid dosage form medications), this website combines images of pills with appearance and other information to enable users to visually search for and identify oral solid dosage form medications.
Search for comprehensive knowledge about protein-protein, protein-lipid, protein-small molecules, ligand-receptor interactions, receptor-cell type information, transcriptional regulatory and signal transduction modules relevant to inflammation, cell migration and tumourigenesis.
Access the latest guidelines, books and journals from the American Psychiatric Association (APA). Includes access to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
PsycINFO (Ovid)
Covers publications in psychiatry, nursing, health administration, pharmacology, rehabilitation, and epidemiology. Resources generally have a psychological, behavioral, or cognitive focus. Peer-reviewed articles date back to the early 1800's.
PubChem (National Library of Medicine)
Provides information on the biological activities of small molecules. A chemical structure database with over 800,000 compounds, the goal is to link structures to bioassay results, biological screenings, and the corresponding literature.
A non-profit organization of scientists committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource. MSK has an institutional membership which provides a 10% discount on publication charges for all PLOS journals to MSK authors and researchers.
PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
A search service that includes references from MEDLINE as well as references from other biomedical and life sciences databases. Links are available from PubMed to full text articles (Fulltext@MSK) provded by the MSK Library. Register for a PubMed workshop for additional training on searching the database and leveraging search results.
PubMed Central (PMC) (National Library of Medicine)
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) digital archive of life sciences journal literature containing links to full text, open access articles covering the areas of biochemistry, biology, biotechnology, health sciences, life sciences, medicine, microbiology, physiology, and public health.
PubMed Health (National Library of Medicine)
Aggregates published systematic reviews and clinical trials to provide consumer write ups and technical reports for healthcare professionals. Provides summaries of reviews as well as full text papers with a primary focus on clinical effectiveness research and evidence summary composition.
PubPeer (PubPeer, LLC)
A tool for commenting, or reading the comments, on scholarly published articles. An online journal club for post-publication peer review and discussion.
PubsHub (PubsHub)
Contains details on biomedical journal impact factors, circulation numbers, acceptance rates, publication turnaround times, and links to author instructions for publishing. Authors can compare their manuscript with specific journal and congress/conference requirements.
Q-Sensei Scholar (Q-Sensei Corp.)
A free web-based search engine for easily finding information and drill-down details in over 40 million books and scholarly articles from the Library of Congress and the National Library of Medicine, among other resources.
Qinsight™ (Quertle, LLC)
The Qinsight™ search engine uses Quertle's proprietary technology to identify the most relevant information in the literature. Content sources include MEDLINE/PubMed (licensed from the US National Library of Medicine), NIH RePORTER, TOXLINE, US Patent Applications, AHRQ Treatment Guidelines and more. Qinsight™ uses BioAI’s neural networks and other AI methods, along with predictive visual analytics, to enable high-efficiency discovery and insight from biomedical literature. MSK has a paid subscription, but you must register individually in order to access our account.
Reaxys (Elsevier)
Searches organic, inorganic and organometallic chemical information by reaction, structure, property data and text. Contains an extensive repository of experimentally validated data that are useful to chemists such as structures, reactions (including multi-step reactions) and physical properties, excerpted from key journals and patent literature.
RefWorks (ProQuest)
A bibliographic management service that allows users to create personal databases of references. Users can import references from a search performed in an online database automatically, or enter references manually. See the Training & Orientation page for scheduled workshops. Note: MSK staff must sign up for an individual account before use.
Science.gov (U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information)
A gateway to reliable science and technology information from scientific databases and websites.  The scope is not limited to government information.
ScienceDirect (Elsevier)
A platform containing full text eJournal and eBook content from Elsevier including science, technology, and medicine articles as well as other bibliographic information. Users can gain access to multimedia features not available in print journals such as videos, audio, and spreadsheet files.
SciFinder (CAS)
A research discovery tool that allows MSK researchers to access a wide diversity of information from many scientific disciplines, including the biomedical sciences and chemistry. Password Lookup for MSK Employees and Students
Scopus (Elsevier)
One of the largest abstract and citation databases containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. Scope of subjects include: medicine, chemistry, physics, psychology, health sciences and more.
Society of Surgical Oncology: Practice and Policy (The Society of Surgical Oncology)
The site maintains links to Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines and Expert Consensus Statements.
SportDiscus (EBSCO)
The SportDiscus bibliographic database includes more than 2.3 million records with coverage dating back to 1892.  The database covers many related sports medicine subjects, including nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health and therapy, exercise physiology, kinesiology and more. Please note that this is not a full-text database.
Springer Protocols (Springer)
Includes peer-reviewed life science and biomedical research protocols compiled from Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Neuromethods, the Biomethods Handbook, the Proteomics Handbook, and Springer Laboratory Manuals.
STAT!Ref (STAT!Ref)
Allows searching from selected major medical and drug reference eBooks including the subjects of drug information, pharmacology, physiology, diagnostic examination, pediatrics, urology, surgery, obstetrics, psychiatry, and the Stedman's Medical Dictionary. Access provided via the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO).
A program providing authoritative reports and information on cancer incidence and survival in the U.S. Collects statistics and datasets from cancer registries nationwide and publishes free statistical reports and monographs on cancer incidence and survival.
Synapse (MSK Library)
A collection of author profiles providing access to an inventory of published content from MSK researchers, clinicians, nurses and healthcare professionals. As the name implies, Synapse is the user’s point of "connection" to publications authored by MSK staff.
TOXNET (National Library of Medicine)
A searchable resource of hazardous chemicals, toxicology, environmental health and toxic releases. Searches all NLM toxicology and chemical databases, but users can search individual databases as well: ChemIDplus, HSDB, TOXLINE, CCRIS, DART, GENETOX, IRIS, ITER, LactMed, TRI, Haz-Map, Household Products, and TOXMAP.
A clinical search tool designed to allow health professionals to rapidly identify the highest quality evidence for clinical practice by aggregating systematic reviews, meta-analyses, guidelines, and clinical trials from over 75 trusted sources.
Ulrichsweb (ExLibris)
Allows you to search more than 300,000 periodicals/serials of different types: academic and scholarly journals, e-journals, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and more.
Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) (Union for International Cancer Control)
The world's largest independent, non-profit, non-governmental association of cancer-fighting organizations, UICC brings together a wide range of organizations, including voluntary cancer societies, research and treatment centres, public health authorities, patient support networks and advocacy groups.
UpToDate (Wolters Kluwer)
Provides expert-based answers to commonly asked questions in clinical practice. Designed to provide practical, concise information needed at the bedside. Note: This resource may only be used on campus in clinical locations and in the Library facility.
Virtual Health Library ( BIREME; WHO; PAHO)
A hub for searching across many international databases for scholarly articles and grey literature. Among these are MEDLINE, The Cochrane Library, Bandolier, and the Latin-American and Caribbean System on Health Sciences Information (LILACS). Database can be viewed in English, Spanish, and Portuguese languages.
VisualDx (Logical Images)
A visual diagnostic decision support system that includes medical images and illustrations. Organized by symptoms, each patient's findings can be entered to build a patient-specific differential diagnosis through thousands of searchable clinical terms and diagnostic relationships. Focus is dermatology for all age groups and skin types, ophthalmology, pulmonary infections, oral pathology, and public health concerns.
Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics)
A multidisciplinary resource covering open access materials, conference proceedings, and scholarly publications. Access is also available to the Science Citation Index, and social sciences, arts, and humanities fields.
A platform that delivers licensed eJournal, eBook, and other citation database content. Users can browse for specific titles, or search across all entire interdisciplinary platform which includes life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.