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Cancer Statistics Resources: Database Search Tutorials

Finding Statistical Information in Key Databases

The following brief video tutorials focus on searching key databases for cancer statistics-based papers, research, reports, and other document types. Each of the databases below have statistics-specific filters/terminology making it easy to find data on various cancer types and other diseases.

PubMed (1:23)

Use the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) controlled vocabulary in PubMed to find papers with statistical information on cancer or other diseases.

Academic OneFile (0:50)

Use the built-in document type filters in Academic OneFile to find papers with statistical information on cancer or other diseases.

CINAHL (0:31)

Use the built-in publication type filters in CINAHL to find papers with statistical information on cancer or other diseases.

Embase (1:07)

Use the Emtree controlled vocabulary in Embase to find papers with statistical information on cancer or other diseases.