Language of Cancer (Intelihealth)
Explains common cancer terminology that your doctor may use. Stresses
the importance of asking your doctor for an explanation when you don't
understand a word or term he or she uses. Registration required for free
access to Intelihealth. [2/04]
Lung Cancer & Related Acronyms
(Lung Cancer Online)
Compiled by Lorraine Johnston and Karen Parles, MLS
Care Terminology (The Medical Center)
An alphabetical listing of respiratory care terms with brief definitions.
Glossifier (Melanoma Patients' Information Page)
Excellent tool for helping to understand medical articles and other Internet
medical information. The URL of the article or webpage to be "glossified"
and it will appear in your browser with all the glossary words highlighted
and linked to their definition.
Online Medical Dictionary
Dictionary of Cancer
Terms (National Cancer Institute)
Glossary of Cancer
Research Terms (American Association for Cancer Research)
Pharma-Lexicon: A Dictionary
of Pharmaceutical Medicine
Extensive database of pharmaceutical acronyms and their definitions.
Thousands of articles from the adam.com medical encyclopedia covering
diseases, tests, symptoms, injuries, and surgeries.
NCI Drug Dictionary
(National Cancer Institute)
Definitions and synonyms for more than 500 agents being used in the
treatment of cancer or cancer-related conditions.
Drug Information (National Library of Medicine)
Information on more than 9,000 prescription and over-the-counter
medications provided by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP).
How to Research
the Medical Literature (Cancerguide)
Sections include: the research cycle, where to get references, using medical
databases, types of papers in the medical literature, how to find and
use a medical library.