Oncoinformatics for the healthcare professional: oncology databases and blogs
Yap, Kevin Yi-Lwern, Chen, Yu Zong, Chui, Wai Keung and Chan, Alexandre. (2009) Oncoinformatics for the healthcare professional: oncology databases and blogs. The Internet Journal of Oncology, Vol.6 (No.1). ISSN 1528-8331Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.5580/b6b
Medical informatics is a basic biomedical science that has a wide variety of application areas which involve improvements in the management of any information relevant to patient care and community health. Oncoinformatics is an application science under this broad field. This area applies informatics, internet, and interactive technologies with the aim of improving the standards of care for the cancer patient. The rapid growth of the World Wide Web as a tool for global connectivity has impacted the way in which health-related information is distributed and accessed over the internet. Many people frequently use the internet for the searching of drug and other health-related information. Oncoinformatics has enabled the collation of a huge amount of information in the area of oncology. Several oncology-specific databases and blogs that are clinically relevant are described in this paper. The impact of informatics technologies and cybermedicine in oncology is also discussed.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > WMG (Formerly the Warwick Manufacturing Group)|
|Journal or Publication Title:||The Internet Journal of Oncology|
|Publisher:||Internet Scientific Publications, Llc.|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
|Funder:||National University of Singapore|
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