The National Cancer Institute (NCI) encourages links to its public Web
Individuals or organizations wishing to link to the NCI Web site should direct
their link to http://www.cancer.gov. If a
description is to be provided with the link, NCI would prefer the following
The National Cancer Institute's Web site (http://www.cancer.gov) provides
accurate, up-to-date information about many types of cancer, information about
clinical trials, resources for people dealing with cancer, and information for
researchers and health professionals.
The abbreviated description "The Web site of the National Cancer Institute
(http://www.cancer.gov)" is also acceptable.
Links to individual pages within the NCI Web site are also permissible, provided
attribution is made to NCI and any descriptive notes accurately reflect the
content of the linked page(s).
Some pages on the NCI Web site may contain links to external Web sites. These
links are provided for convenience and informational purposes. In general, it
is the policy of the NCI Web site to link only to federal government Web sites
and to the Web sites of NCI partners whose content meets acceptable standards
of quality and also supplements or enhances existing content on www.cancer.gov.
An NCI partner is defined as any entity (e.g., cancer center, clinical trial
cooperative group) with which NCI has a standing relationship (e.g., grant,
memorandum of understanding, license, cooperative research and development
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