American Association for Cancer Research

Scientific Journal Articles


A diagnosis of cancer for you or a loved one can leave you with many unanswered questions. One way to find the information you need is to plunge into the scientific literature, where scientists and clinicians publish the results of their research and clinical trials.

Reading a scientific journal article can be a daunting prospect. But don’t give up. Armed with the basics of how to locate research publications and how journals function, you have a means to identify new progress in cancer research and to develop a broad perspective of the state of knowledge about a topic.

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  1. What are scientific journal articles and how do I find them?
  2. How to read and assess research articles
  3. Statistics
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