Clinical Tools and Resources
Cancer Patient Referral
A portal for patients and physicians to schedule an appointment at MD Anderson.
A program for Interpersonal Communication and Relationship Enhancement, I*CARE is dedicated to improving communication among cancer patients, their families and their providers.
Pathology Second Opinion and Outside Consultation Services
Our Second Opinion Pathology Services and Outside Consultation Services offers the expertise of MD Anderson pathologists to health care professionals in the community.
Community Clinical Oncology Program Research Base
The Community Clinical Oncology Program (CCOP) Research Base enables more patients, particularly those in the community, to have access to state-of the-art cancer care and to enhance the health of patients affected by cancer. Affiliation with a CCOP site allows patients to have access to clinical protocols without having to relocate or leave the support of their communities.
Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources
The MD Anderson Complementary/Integrative Medicine Education Resources (CIMER) Web site provides educational resources to health care professionals and patients about the current understanding of complementary medicine and, where appropriate, assists in the integration of these medicines and therapies with conventional treatments.
The MD Anderson Physicians Network strives to improve cancer care in the general community by providing world-class, MD Anderson-branded oncology services to local hospitals throughout the United States.
Use these assessment tools to help determine the presence and severity of patient symptoms.
These clinical calculators help both patients and physicians make informed treatment decisions about primary chemotherapy in the treatment of breast cancer. Disclaimer: These calculators are not meant to be a substitute for medical opinions by qualified physicians regarding breast cancer treatment. Results from these calculators should only be used in conjunction with all other clinical information on each case.
Clinical Practice Algorithms
Our extensive listing of clinical practice algorithms depicts multidisciplinary best practices for care delivery to assist in the screening, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment of patients, the management of clinical symptoms, and the transition to survivorship care. Disclaimer: These algorithms are not intended to replace the independent medical judgement of the physician in the context of individual clinical circumstances to determine a patient's care.
Professional Development Resources
Women Faculty Programs
Women Faculty Programs offers a wide range of programming to support the advancement and leadership of women in cancer research and cancer medicine.