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Pharmacoepidemiology & Pharmacogenomics Resources:


Pharmacoepidemiology Resources

Health Care Databases & Systems

These databases can be used to access national and international data that can help answer some of the outstanding questions of cancer-related outcomes (positive or negative) associated with pharmaceuticals. Some of the databases are linked to a table of data elements, which provides a snapshot of the material contained therein.

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These nationally representative public and private surveys may contain information on pharmaceutical use and disease risk factors and status, which may be useful for pharmacoepidemiology and pharmacoeconomic studies. Some surveys may also be linked to other surveys or registries.

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Research Studies & Networks

These large epidemiological studies contain detailed information on pharmaceutical use and disease risk, including cancer. These studies may assist in evaluating associations between certain pharmaceuticals and disease risk.

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Last modified:
14 May 2008
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