2016 Cancer Projects

2015 Cancer Projects

2014 Cancer Projects

2012 Cancer Projects

2011 Cancer Projects


Readings:

The Hallmarks of Cancer
  • The Original Hanahan and Weinberg Paper
  • The revised paper: The Hallmarks of Cancer: The Next Generation [Required reading]
  • Wikipedia entry

Important Links and Resources


SCU Library Cancer Biology Resource Page

The Emperor of All Maladies, the PBS three-part series.


NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information Your portal for vast repositories of biomedical information, including:
  • PubMed the Medline database of all published biomedical articles.
  • PubMed Central the NIH's free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal articles
  • NCBI GENE An important database of every known gene
  • CGAP the Cancer Genome Anatomy Project
  • PubChem providing information on bioreactive small molecules, including many cancer therapies

Cancer.gov is the National Cancer Institute's portal to a wide array of data and resources on cancer.

American Cancer Society has excellent resources and information for the general public.

NCCN is the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, a group of about 68 NCI-designated institutions (mostly academic) that wok on cancer research, treatment and education (registration required).

Cancer Genomics Resources


CDC WONDER: The Centers for Disease Control cancer data and reports

North American Association of Central Cancer Registries

Ibid., Loc. cit., and Op. cit.: It's all Latin to me

Science Writing Advice from Carl Zimmer and his science writing course.