Charles Drew University of Medicine And Science - Division of Cancer Research And Training
Links & Resources

Cancer-related Links

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

                Cancer topics:

                Cancer statistics:

Cancer Facts and Figures, 2010 (American Cancer Society)

Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Facts and Figures, 2010  (American Cancer Society)

Global Cancer Facts and Figures, 2007    (American Cancer Society)

 Cancer Facts and Figures for African-Americans, 2009-10 (American Cancer Society)


Cancer Facts and Figures for Hispanics/Latinos, 2009-11 (American Cancer Society)


Colorectal Cancer Facts and Figures, 2008-10 (American Cancer Society)


Breast Cancer Facts and Figures, 2009-2010 (American Cancer Society)


Cancer Statistics, 2010 (from A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 2010; 60: 277-300.)

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, 1975-2006, Reducing Colorectal Cancer trends and impact of interventions (risk factors, screening, and treatment) to reduce future rates.


National Cancer Institute Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

The Global Economic Cost of Cancer (American Cancer Society and Livestrong)

Breast Cancer Treatment Guide (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)



Prostate Treatment Guide (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)



Clinical Trials Links

Glossary of Clinical Trial Terms

Clinical Trials Resources



Los Angeles County Links

Health Indicators for Women in Los Angeles County: Highlighting Disparities by Ethnicity and Poverty Level- February 2010


Key Indicators of Health by SPA-LA County


County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health Strategic Plan 2008-2011  

Charles Drew University Links

Charles Drew University Homepage

Charles Drew University Directory

Cancer-focused Organizations

National Center for Research Resources

Intercultural Cancer Council

UCLA Community Research in Cancer (CORICA) 

Health Disparities Links

Kaiser’s Monthly Newsletter on Health Disparities

UCLA Kaiser Permante Center for Health Equity

National Healthcare Disparities Report 2009 (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)