URMC / PEAK Lab / Useful Links Useful Links Facebook Page FACEBOOK URMC PEAK LAB Other Resources National Cancer Institute The central website for the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the U.S. government’s principal agency for cancer research. NCI is mandated by U.S. law to disseminate information about cancer and cancer research. This website serves as an important means to achieving that mission. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) We are the American College of Sports Medicine – with more than 50,000 members and certified professionals strong from 90 countries around the globe. Representing 70 occupations within the sports medicine field, ACSM is the only organization that offers a 360-degree view of the profession. University of Rochester Community Clinical Oncology Program Research Base The URCC NCORP Research Base, formerly known as University of Rochester Cancer Center Community Clinical Oncology Research Base (URCC CCOP), was the first NCI-funded CCOP Research Base housed within an academic cancer center in the country. Center for Disease Control and Prevention CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. Healthy People Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For 3 decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks and monitored progress over time in order to: encourage collaborations across communities and sectors, empower individuals toward making informed health decisions and measure the impact of prevention activities. American Cancer Society At the American Cancer Society, we're on a mission to free the world from cancer. Until we do, we'll be funding and conducting research, sharing expert information, supporting patients, and spreading the word about prevention. All so you can live longer — and better. ACS Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention This is a condensed version of the article describing the American Cancer Society (ACS) Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines, which are updated about every 5 years. The guidelines were developed by the American Cancer Society Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee. American Cancer Society Guidelines for the Early Detection of Cancer The American Cancer Society recommends cancer screening guidelines for most adults. Screening tests are used to find cancer before a person has any symptoms. Cancer Control Research Training Program The National Cancer Institute (NCI) supported Cancer Control Research Training Program at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, provides post-doctoral M.D. or Ph.D. researchers with the knowledge and experience to establish careers as outstanding independent investigators in cancer control and prevention research. URMC Health Research Researchers from different departments and disciplines working together to solve complex health problems – is the norm. This creates the perfect environment for turning basic science findings into advances in clinical care, and bringing new technologies to fruition and use beyond the University’s walls. URMC Wilmot Cancer Institute UR Medicine’s Wilmot Cancer Institute (WCI) features an 86-bed cancer center. Wilmot, a component of Strong Memorial Hospital, offers patients and their families comprehensive services including one of upstate New York’s largest blood and marrow transplant programs and the Rochester area’s only ACOS-accredited breast cancer center. NIH Clinical Trials A Web-based resource that provides patients, their family members, health care professionals, researchers, and the public with easy access to information on publicly and privately supported clinical studies on a wide range of diseases and conditions. Interventions for Cognitive Impairment in Colorectal Cancer Patients Yoga Versus CBT-I for Insomnia in Cancer Survivors and Biobehavioral Mechanisms Clinical and Translational Approaches to Cognitive Impairments in Cancer Reducing Chemotherapy Toxicity in Older Adults Integrative Oncology Integrative oncology incorporates individual therapies such as massage and group programs such as yoga and meditation. Research shows that when these modalities are used alongside traditional cancer care, they can help ease cancer-related symptoms, improve quality of life and lower anxiety associated with treatment.