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July 2013

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Oncomine is now available

The Research IS and Technology Services department is offering open access to Oncomine Research Premium Edition from Compendia Sciences.  To use Oncomine, you must register for an account with your MD Anderson email address at

This resource allows users to access advanced analyses including biomarker and mutation status, primary vs. metastatic comparisons, and recurrence and drug sensitivity, as well as export functionality and custom concept upload for comparison across all other Oncomine datasets.

NCCN Drugs & Biologic Compendium & Biomarkers Compendium

Because MD Anderson is a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, we have access to all of their resources.  MDA faculty, staff, and students simply need to register on the NCCN website using their MDA e-mail address.  The following resources are available here:

  • NCCN Drugs & Biologics Compendium (NCCN Compendium®)
  • NCCN Biomarkers Compendium™
  • NCCN Guidelines for Treatment of Cancer by Site
  • NCCN Guidelines for Detection, Prevention, & Risk Reduction
  • NCCN Guidelines for Supportive Care
  • NCCN Guidelines for Age Related Recommendations
  • NCCN Guidelines for Patients
  • NCCN Chemotherapy Order Templates (NCCN Templates®)
  • NCCN Continuing Education  (CMEs) NCCN Guidelines for Patients®


Cancer Grading Manual

Cancer Grading ManualEditors: Ivan Damjanov & Fang Fan

“This is the second edition of a manual on the microscopic grading of tumors. After an introduction on the history and basic tenets of tumor grading, subsequent chapters focus on specific organ systems. In each case, the most widely used system for grading common tumors is presented and discussed. Throughout, careful attention is paid to the principles of microscopic tumor grading, ancillary methods to improve grading, and the latest techniques used in evaluating tumors and formulating prognosis.” *

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Featured Webinar – EndNote “Drop In”

July 17, 2013 11:30am - Noon


Have a question about EndNote that you've been meaning to ask? The Research Medical Library is hosting a 30-minute webinar during which you can "drop in" with your EndNote questions. Once you have your answer, you can leave, or stay on to hear what everyone else is asking. Since it's a webinar, you can attend from your desk for maximum convenience. Time permitting, we'll cover a few EndNote X6 tips and tricks that you may find useful.


Questions about this webinar? Contact Laurissa Gann:; 713-794-1111

Schedule of Classes & Webinars

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Webinars are live online classes that can be viewed from your desktop. Check out our upcoming webinars and archived webinars.

If you have questions about classes, please contact the Library at or 713-792-2282.

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