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View Resource American Institute for Cancer Research

The American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) is the nation's third largest cancer charity and a pioneer in the areas of diet and nutrition as they relate to the prevention and treatment of cancer. This informative site offers news, research updates, recipes, and free publications as well as tips for good health. In addition, AICR's services program provides a reliable source of accurate and...

http://www.aicr.org/
View Resource Cell Biology and Cancer

The National Cancer Institute, part of the National Institutes of Health, has recently released this curriculum supplement as part of a series designed to "deepen students' awareness of the importance of basic research to advances in medicine and health," as well as foster critical thinking and an understanding of how scientific discoveries affect their own lives. The Web site offers five...

https://science.education.nih.gov/supplements/nih1/cancer/de...
View Resource CancerQuest

This Emory University Web site offers an extensive set of illustrated tutorials designed to teach the biology of cancer. Developed for cancer patients, friends and families of cancer patients, and health professionals, CancerQuest aims to "inform the curious and empower current cancer patients and survivors of cancer with a better understanding of the disease process and the approaches currently...

https://www.cancerquest.org
View Resource BC Cancer Research Centre

Located in Vancouver, the BC Cancer Research Centre (BCCRC) provides a place for scientists and researchers to "perform basic, epidemiologic, and clinical research on cancer prevention, early diagnosis of cancer, the molecular and genetic characteristics of the cancer process, and basic research related to new treatments of cancer." The BCCRC website connects visitors to information about various...

http://www.bccrc.ca/
View Resource PBS-Nova Online: Cancer Warrior

From the PBS-Nova archives, this Nova program companion website features "surgeon-turned-researcher Dr. Judah Folkman, who, together with colleagues at Children's Hospital in Boston, has spent over 30 years searching for ways to curb cancer by cutting off blood flow to tumors." The website allows visitors to view the entire _Cancer Warrior_ program (originally aired on February 27, 2001) in eight...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/body/cancer-warrior.html
View Resource Fox Chase Cancer Center: Research

In 1974, the Fox Chase Cancer Center was designated as one the country's first comprehensive cancer centers by the National Cancer Institute. The mission of Fox Chase "is to reduce the burden of human cancer through the highest-quality programs in research and patient care, including cancer prevention, treatment, early detection and education." Current Fox Chase faculty research programs focus on...

https://www.foxchase.org/research-training
View Resource National Cancer Institute

Established under the terms of the National Cancer Act of 1937, the National Cancer Institute (NCI) is a component of the National Institutes of Health. The scope of the NCI is extremely broad, and its work includes conducting and supporting research; training; health information dissemination; and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer,...

https://www.cancer.gov
View Resource A Devil of a Disease

Over the years, the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science at the University of Buffalo has received great acclaim. Its mission is "to promote the development and dissemination of materials and practices for case teaching in the sciences." This recent addition to the case collection comes from the creative minds of four scholars at Bradley University. The resource deals with Tasmanian...

http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp...