Pharmacy Services

Pharmacy Services



  • American Cancer Society
    Geared for health professionals and patients. Emphasis on cancer prevention. Information in Spanish and Asian Languages.
  • CA: A cancer journal for clinicians
    Published by the American Cancer Society. Covers a wide variety of topics. Provides global cancer statistics information as well as other epidemiologic cancer information.
  • National Cancer Institute
    Features cancer information, research programs and funding, clinical trials information, cancer statitics, and latest news.
  • National Cancer Institute Adverse Drug Event Criteria

    NCI Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program Adverse Drug Event Toxicity Criteria Rating (often used for grading ADRs in product labeling)
  • National Cancer Institute Drug Name Dictionary
    NCI’s drug name dictionary provides any synonyms used in clinical trials, and may also give a description of the medication class.
  • National Cancer Institute Cancer Terms Dictionary
    Defines cancer terms used in clinical trials and cancer therapy (eg, event-free survival, progression-free survival).
  • OncologySTAT
    General resource for health professionals. Features cancer information, trial information, and latest news.
  • Cancer Letter*
    Subscription publication that covers current topics in cancer treatment and shortages of cancer drugs. Includes coverage of cancer treatment centers, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, FDA, Congress and the pharmaceutical industry. Available to UU clinicians by IP address login.

Cancer Epidemiology

  • Centers for Disease Prevention and Control
    Cancer prevention and control section of CDC. Data on national statistics and registry. Cancer fact sheets.
  • NCI-cancer maps
    Cancer mortality maps and graphs--data through 2009

Clinical trials

Oncology Clinical Guidelines

  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Source of excellent guidelines, plus other resources of the organization.
  • American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
    Guidelines specific for bone marrow transplantation and cellular therapies. Formerly known as American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • European Society for Medical Oncology
    Evidence based clinical practice guidelines. Will use consensus based in the absence of evidence.
  • Infectious Disease Society of America
    Contains the guideline for managing neutropenic fever.
  • International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine (IAHPCM)
    Resources and guidelines links in palliative care (meta-site of other guidelines)
  • Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer (MASCC)
    Consensus guidelines to address supportive care issues.
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
    Source of evidence-based guidelines for cancer treatment and supportive care. Subscription required.
  • Oncology Nursing Society
    Nursing practice guidelines and other resources.

Cancer Center Websites

  • Huntsman Cancer Institute (University of Utah Health)

    Information on a wide variety of topics. The G. Mitchell Morris Cancer Learning Center provides information specific to patients and their families.
  • MD Anderson Cancer Center (University of Texas)
    Professional information including practice guidelines. Patient information including alternative therapies.
  • OncoLink--Abramson Cancer Center (University of Pennsylvania)
    Sections on cancer type, treatment, coping and resources.
  • Dana Farber and Brigham & Women's Cancer Center
    Metasite for many patient resources including some in French and Spanish.

Cancer site specific websites

Palliative care

  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
    Assist in locating provider. Info for healthcare providers.
  • International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine
    Resources for healthcare professionals.

Patient education

  • Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation
    Healthy living, materials and program sections.
  • National Coalition of Cancer Survivors
    Information for surviros and caregivers; cancer survival toolbox; links to other sites by cancer type and treatment.
  • National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship Resource Guide
    Subset of above organization. Provides patients with a step-by-step guide of online resources for patients to help understand their cancer.
  • Chemocare
    Information regarding chemotherapy, managing side effects, nutrition, and complementary medicine. Also features message boards for patients, caregivers, and survivors to gain perspective from others going through similar experiences.
  • Mesothelioma Guide
    Up-to-date support to mesothelioma patients and family members

Support Groups

*Resource available to University of Utah Health staff