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AnSWR Analysis Software for Word-based Records
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). A software system for coordinating and conducting large-scale, team-based analysis projects that integrate qualitative and quantitative techniques.
By National Cancer Institute. Statistics on patterns and trends in various cancer types.
By US Center for Disease Control (CDC). A software program developed to assist researchers to create, manage, and analyze semi-structured qualitative databases. Researchers can design a series of data entry templates tailored to their questionnaire. These questionnaires are usually administered during face-to-face interviews with a sample of respondents.
Clinical Trials Search
By National Cancer Institute. Search for clinical trials for cancer.
By US National Library of Medicine. Provides current information about clinical research studies.
Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project (HCUPnet)
By Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). A tool for identifying, tracking, analyzing, and comparing statistics on hospital stays at the national, regional, and state level.
MCH Projects Database
By National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH). This database tracks projects funded by MCHB, including Special Projects of Regional and National Significance (SPRANS), other projects funded under Title V of the Social Security Act, and programs funded outside Title V (i.e., the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) program, the Healthy Start Initiative, the Traumatic Brain Injury program).
PDQ (Physician Data Query)
By National Cancer Institute. PDQ (Physician Data Query) is NCI's comprehensive cancer database. It contains peer-reviewed summaries on cancer treatment, screening, prevention, genetics, and supportive care; a registry of more than 8,000 open and 19,000 closed cancer clinical trials from around the world; and directories of physicians, professionals who provide genetics services, and organizations that provide cancer care.