There are lots of resources available for Oncology - as well as e-journals and e-books, there are RSS feeds from top journals to keep you up to date, useful links to external websites and more.

 We have tailored this page to help signpost you to the resources you need, all in one place. If there is anything you would like us to add, contact us and help us improve your page.

Online Resources: e-books and e-journals

Click on the tabs below to see a list of e-books and e-journals for your specialty, available with your Athens login. Register for an Athens account if you don't already have one.

Please note that these lists are not exhaustive, so if  you can not find what you are looking for, try the online catalogue or contact library staff, who will be happy to try and source it for you.

Abeloff's Clinical Oncology

Atlas of Breast Surgical Techniques

Atlas of Diagnostic Oncology

Blood Banking and Transfusion Medicine

Bone Cancer

Breast Cancer Imaging

Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases, The

Breast Core Biopsy

Breast Surgery

Clinical Gynecologic Oncology

Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology

Clinical Radiation Oncology

DNA Repair in Cancer Therapy

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer: Breast Cancer

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer: Colorectal Cancer

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer: Head and Neck Cancer

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer: Ovarian Cancer

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer: Prostate Cancer

Essentials of Breast Surgery: A Volume in the Surgical Foundations Series

Essentials of Surgical Oncology

Evidence-Based Practice in Palliative Medicine

Gene Therapy of Cancer

Laboratory Tests and Diagnostic Procedures 

Leibel and Phillips Textbook of Radiation Oncology

Management of Cancer in the Older Patient

Manual of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Meyler’s Side Effects of Drugs in Cancer and Immunology

Molecular Basis of Cancer, The

Molecular Diagnostics and Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer: Systems and Network Biology Approaches

Nathan and Oski's Hematology of Infancy and Childhood

Oncologic Imaging

Oncologic Imaging

Oncology of Infancy and Childhood

Palliative Care Core Skills and Clinical Competencies

Palliative Medicine

PET-CT in Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

Radiation Oncology: Rationale • Technique • Results

Supportive Oncology

Textbook of Interdisciplinary Pediatric Palliative Care

Tietz Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics

Transfusion Medicine and Hemostasis: Clinical and Laboratory Aspects

Visual Guide to Musculoskeletal Tumors: A Clinical - Radiologic - Histologic Approach

Best Practice & Research: Clinical Haematology

Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Blood Reviews


Breast, The

Cancer Detection and Prevention

Cancer Epidemiology

Cancer Genetics

Cancer Genetics and Cytogenetics

Cancer Letters

Cancer Treatment Communications

Cancer Treatment Reviews

Clinical Breast Cancer

Clinical Colorectal Cancer

Clinical Genitourinary Cancer

Clinical Lung Cancer

Clinical Lymphoma, Myeloma & Leukemia

Clinical Oncology

Clinical Ovarian Cancer

Clinical Ovarian and Other Gynecologic Cancer

Contemporary Clinical Trials

Critical Reviews in Oncology and Hematology

Current Problems in Cancer

Drug Resistance Updates

European Journal of Cancer

European Journal of Cancer Supplements

European Journal of Oncology Nursing

European Journal of Surgical Oncology

Experimental Hematology

Gynecologic Oncology

Gynecologic Oncology Case Reports

Hematology/Oncology Clinics of North America

Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Therapy

International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics

Journal of Bone Oncology

Journal of Geriatric Oncology

Journal of Infection and Chemotherapy

Lancet Oncology, The

Leukemia Research

Leukemia Research Reports

Lung Cancer

Medical Dosimetry

Oral Oncology

Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy

Radiotherapy and Oncology

Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy

Seminars in Cancer Biology

Seminars in Hematology

Seminars in Oncology

Seminars in Radiation Oncology

Surgical Oncology

Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America

Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Thrombosis Research

Transfusion and Apheresis Science

Transfusion Medicine Reviews

Annals of Oncology (1996-1 year embargo)

Annals of Surgical Oncology (1999-1 year embargo)

BMC Cancer (2001-)

Breast Cancer Research (1999-)

Breast Cancer Research and Treatment (1997-1 year embargo)

British Journal of Cancer (1947-1 year embargo)

CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians (1950-)

Cancer (1948-1 year embargo)

Cancer and Metabolism (2013-)

Cancer and Metastasis Reviews (1997-1 year embargo)

Cancer Biotherapy and Radiopharmaceuticals (2000-3 month embargo)

Cancer Causes and Control (1999-1 year embargo)

Cancer Cell International (2001-)

Cancer, Chemotherapy and Pharmacology (2002-1 year embargo)

Cancer Gene Therapy (2000-1 year embargo)

Cancer Imaging (2014-)

Cancer Immunology, Immunotherapy (2002-1 year embargo)

Cancer Nanotechnology (2014-)

Cancer Nursing Practice (2008-)

Cancer Research (1949-1 year embargo)

Cancer Science (1988-2 year embargo)

Clinical Cancer Research (1995-1 year embargo)

Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing (2005-1 year embargo)

Current Treatment Options in Oncology (2000-1 year embargo)

European Journal of Cancer Care (1998-1 year embargo)

Experimental Hematology & Oncology (2012-)

Future Oncology (2005-1 year embargo)

Gastric Cancer (2002-1 year embargo)

Head and Neck Oncology (2009-)

Hereditary Cancer in Clinical Practice (2003-)

Indian Journal of Cancer (2004-)

Infectious Agents and Cancer (2006-)

International Journal of Clinical Oncology (1997-1 year embargo)

Japanese Journal of Clinical Oncology (1996-6 month embargo)

Journal of Cancer Education (2001-1 year embargo)

Journal of Cancer Research and Clinical Oncology (1997-1 year embargo)

Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics (2008-)

Journal of Cancer Survivorship (2007-1 year embargo)

Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research (2008-)

Journal of Hematology and Oncology (2008-)

Journal for ImmunoTherapy of Cancer (2013-)

Journal of Neuro-Oncology (1999-1 year embargo)

Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice (1999-)

Journal of the National Cancer Institute (JNCI) (1996-1 year embargo)

Molecular Cancer (2002-)

Nature Reviews. Cancer (2001-1 year embargo)

Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology (2004-1 year embargo)

Nutrition and Cancer (1999-18 month embargo)

Oncology (1998-1 year embargo)

Oncology. American Edition (2007-)

Oncology: International Journal for Cancer Research and Treatment (1998-1 year embargo)

Oncology Nursing Forum (2000-1 year embargo)

Pathology Oncology Research : POR (1997-1 year embargo)

Radiation Oncology (2006-)

Supportive Care in Cancer (1997-1 year embargo)

Targeted Oncology (2006-1 year embargo)

Tumour Biology (1997-1 year embargo)

World Journal of Surgical Oncology (2003-)

Other Online resources

See our resources page for a full list of online resources the library service provides, including BMJ Case Reports, UpToDate, DynaMed and Anatomy TV.

Evidence Based Clinical Summaries


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UpToDate is an evidence-based, peer-reviewed information resource providing topic reviews that include a synthesis of the literature, the latest evidence and specific recommendations for patient care.

The Oncology section contains a wide range of topic reviews.


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We now have access to DynaMed, the popular clinical information resource. 

Search clinically-organised summaries for more than 3,400 topics, designed for health care professionals for use at point-of-care.

All evidence is clinically evaluated and integrated into DynaMed's existing content on a daily basis, so that a synthesis of the best evidence is always available. 

Click on Browse Categories, and take a look at the Oncologic Disease section for a range of topic summaries.

Clinical Knowledge Summaries

Clinical Knowledge Summaries provide a summary of the current evidence base and practical guidance on best practice in respect of over 330 common and/or significant primary care presentations.

Take a look at the Cancer -suspected section.

Current Awareness

We have collected the RSS feeds of some top Oncology journals and news sites and put them all in one place for you to browse at your convenience. 

Hosted by Netvibes, your Oncology current awareness page means you only have to go to one place, rather than visiting each individual website that you are interested in.

If there is a feed that you want us to include, just let us know and we'll add it in.

Table of Contents (TOC) Alerts 

Table of Contents alerts automatically notify you when a new issue of a journal is published.

If you want us to set up a TOC alert for you, just get in touch and we can set up the alert to come straight to your email inbox.

For more information TOC alerts and other ideas on how to keep up to date, see our Current Awareness page.

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