Cancer Resource Guide - Guidelines

Guidelines have been developed by a number of organizations that describe a comprehensive approach to cancer care.  Practice guidelines can be found on a number of sites.

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
www.guideline.gov

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers clinical practice guidelines.

American Cancer Society  (ACS)
www.cancer.org
(1-800-ACS-2345)

ACS has a website that provides information about guidelines and information about cancer for men, women, and children.  The information can be general but there is also very specific cancer site information.  Information is also available about clinical trials, statistics, research and the latest news.  Treatment recommendations and guidelines are also given.

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
www.acog.org

ACOG publishes practice document, such as "Management of Abnormal Cervical Cytology and Histology”.

American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology
www.asccp.org/consensus.shtml

The American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology develops consensus guidelines for the management of women with cervical cytological abnormalities. These guidelines are available in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
www.cancer.gov

NCI has a wealth of information on cancers in general and also has very specific information.  It has information for men, women and children.  It also has information about clinical trials, statistics, research, and the latest news on cancers.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
www.nccn.org

NCCN is a not-for profit alliance of 19 major U.S. cancer centers that provides guidelines for cancer treatment by site.  Some of the guidelines are in Spanish.

 

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Contact:

Alicia Luchowski, MPH
Director
Health Care for Underserved Women/ LARC Program
aluchowski@acog.org