NCI Publications Locator
An online system for finding, viewing, and ordering NCI reports, publications, and other materials. Can be searched by topic, audience, and language. Catalog of available items, updated daily, can be printed for off-line use.
Treating and Preventing Cancer with Vaccines
(Posted: 06/23/2004, Updated: 06/12/2006) - Cancer vaccines are being tested in clinical trials to see if they can help to prevent or treat a wide variety of cancer types. This feature provides an introduction to cancer vaccines - how they work and why researchers think they're promising.
What Is Randomization?
(Updated: 08/03/2004) - A randomized, controlled trial is considered the most reliable and impartial method of determining what medical interventions work the best.
Access to Investigational Drugs: Questions and Answers
(Reviewed: 11/19/2004) - A fact sheet that defines investigational drugs (drugs under study but not yet FDA approved) and describes the special conditions under which patients and their doctors can apply to receive these treatments. National Cancer Institute Fact Sheet 7.46