Each group will choose one of the following 6 cancers to study - if you select Leukemia, specifiy either AML or CML.
Lung (non-small cell)
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) or Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML) - for adults
The following are mostly made up examples and should be listed in number order based on appearance in paper.
Journal reference in a reference list
Rosenvinge, J.-H., Skårderud, F., et al. Can educational programmes raise clinical competence in treating eating disorders? Results from a Norwegian trial. European Eating Disorders Review, 11, 329-343 (2003). PMID 21376230.
NOTE: PMCIDs are unique identifiers equivalent to DOIs, but different than a PMID
Journal reference in text
(Rosenvinge, Skårderud & Thune-Larsen, 2003) for the first time the reference is cited. Afterwards, use (Rosenvinge et al., 2003). If citing the same article in the same paragraph, use only Rosenvinge et al without the year.
Book chapter in a reference list
Vugt, M. van, & Park, J. H. . The tribal instinct hypothesis: Evolution and the social psychology of intergroup relations. In S. Stürmer & M. Snyder (Eds.), The psychology of prosocial behavior: Group processes, intergroup relations, and helping . Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. 2017: 6-20.
Report in a reference list - Technical and research reports
Sahoo, A. Probiotics and prebiotics in clinical nutrition: The regulatory landscape, unmet need and disease applications, future growth and key players. April 2011. (Reference Code: BI00044-004). Retrieved from Business Insights http://360.datamonitor.com/Product?pid=BI00044-004.
A website: National Cancer Institute (www.cancer.gov) or Susan G.Koman for the Cure (ww5.koman.org)
The report should include a total of 5 pages and follow this outline and directions for formatting on assignment sheet:
Should correspond to following roles of each group member or some variation of this:
Following are hints for the project:
- incidence and impact statistics - background, population demographics, mortality, # of cases
- relevant biological and anatomical features related to malignancy - medical, physiological, anatomical, biological
- how are malignancies detected? - symptoms, diagnostics, biopsies, scans, etc
- how are they treated? - therapies & treatments, drug interventions, chemo cocktail, radiation, surgeries, rehabilitation
- what are the critical needs going forward? - clinical trials, stem cell therapies, new & emerging research directions
Research background of specific diagnostic - remember that in the clinical cancer literature, neoplasm is used instead of cancer
Consider age factors, predisposition, family health history, external & environmental factors
Consider form of cancer, history of patient attributes, legitimate & bonafide treatments
Examine technologies - find short films on MedlinePlus, YouTube; or journal content that incorporates sound, images and text in JoVE, images (on the Subject Guide under Finding Images or Medical Images)
Sources - you should examine:
Citing your sources - this may be a bit complicated depending on what the source is and in what format it was that you consulted. For journal articles, the format is:
Author(s). Title of article. Source (Title of Publication) volume # (issue #), pages, (date).
If you do not have all these elements and it was an online article, enter the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) which is a unique number corresponding to the article. Do not use the URL except for a website and date in parentheses when you last visited site.
How do you know if the journal articles that you find meet the criteria established in class? You want to make sure the articles:
Lists of highly ranked journals in cancer research include:
This assignment asks that you include at least 5 references that meet the following criteria:
Citing Reference Sources
Bibliography should include:
Regarding Annotations: You are asked to provide annotations for each cited article - they should include: A few short sentences that indicate the value of the article for the reason that you searched it - for instance, "Provides current explanation and details about how immunotherapy is a successful treatment of this kind of cancer and what kind of experience patients have with this." OR "Patients often are diagnosed with a more advanced stage of ___cancer because of their being asymptomatic for a long while and this article provides case studies about how this ____procedure or test can detect earlier signs of the cancer."