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Basic Information

The following core resources are widely used by clinicians, researchers, and students.  More detailed lists are found under the top row tabs on this Cancer Research Guide.

  • Micromedex Healthcare Series
    Summaries and detailed monographs for drugs, herbal medicines, toxicological managements, reproductive risks, and acute/emergency care. Includes access to POISINDEX Toxicologic Substance Identification, IDENTIDEX Imprint Code Identification, DRUGDEX Product Index, DRUG-REAX Interactive Drug Interactions, IV INDEX IV Compatibility, and The CareNotes System. NOTE: Access restricted to computers located within the UK Medical Center..
  • UpToDate
    Designed to provide concise answers to patient care questions that arise in daily practice. Subject-specialist physicians serve as authors and editors. Published research is reviewed and summarized, and specific recommendations are made for patient care. NOTE: Restricted to campus access only.
  • PubMed (NLM)
    Includes more than 24 million citations for biomedical articles from MEDLINE and life science journals
  • InfoKat (UK Libraries' Catalog)
    Provides keyword, title, author, and subject searching of the system's 10 libraries' holdings, including books, journals (by title, NOT by article), and other resources. While some electronic journals and databases are listed in the catalog, it is best to search for electronic journals in the E-Journals Database and for databases on the Find Databases and Other Electronic Resources page.
  • Markey Cancer Center
    Established in 1983 as the Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Kentucky. The overall mission is to eliminate the morbidity and mortality of cancer through a comprehensive program of research, education, clinical care and community outreach.
  • National Cancer Institute
    Contains news, treatment information, statistics, research & funding information.
  • Medical Library Association Recommended Web Sites
    The charge of this project is to provide medical librarians with a resource to use in their daily practice and teaching. Secondly, it can be used by MLA headquarters staff to refer oncology professionals to a list of quality health websites.
  • MedlinePlus
    The consumer health website produced by the National Library of Medicine. It provides access to high quality and authoritative information on diseases, drugs, clinical trials, and other consumer health topics. It includes current news items, dictionaries, directories, interactive health tutorials, and encyclopedias.

Pharmacy, Internal Medicine, Markey Cancer Center Liaison

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Lexington, KY 40536
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