Clinical practice statements are evidence based or consensus based documents developed to help health care professionals and patients make decisions about screening, prevention or treatment of a specific health condition, promoting high quality and appropriate care.
At the American Cancer Society, we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention.
ASTRO is the premier radiation oncology society in the world, with more than 10,000 members who are physicians, nurses, biologist, physicists, radiation therapists, dosimetrists and other health care professionals who specialize in treating patients with radiation therapies.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives.
AHRQ is part of the US Department of Health and Human Services. Their web site provides a variety of resources including evidence reports, technology assessments, surveys, data projects, and research newsletters.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Programs for which CMS is responsible include Medicare, Medicaid, State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), HIPAA, and CLIA
NGC is an initiative of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) External Web Site Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NGC was originally created by AHRQ in partnership with the American Medical Association and the American Association of Health Plans (now America's Health Insurance Plans [AHIP]). The NGC mission is to provide physicians and other health professionals, health care providers, health plans, integrated delivery systems, purchasers, and others.
The FDA is responsible for protecting the public health by assuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, medical devices, our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
Provides health data on all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the United States, counties, territories, and other geographies; comprised of more than 800 health indicators from public and private sources; and lets users map, rank, trend, and download data.