Websites containing quality and reliable health information can provide people interested in oncology with valuable support and resources. You can follow the updates and news of these sites easily with RSS as described in this video.
If you don't want to learn how to use RSS, PeRSSonalized Urology, a free, simple, multi-lingual Webicina service that features the latest news of the most relevant social media resources focusing on medical conditions and specialties, is created for you.
This video shows how it works:
You can also insert the term "urology" into the custom Pubmed feed box, and you will receive the latest peer-reviewed articles focusing on urology automatically.
We collected the best sites focusing on urology-related support and information below. Please let us know if you have suggestions.
Description: "Doctors Lounge is one of the most popular online medical resources for physicians, students and allied clinical professionals. It provides clinical information through multimedia tutorials and other study aids."
Quality: "Currently our content spans 20 medical specialties with over 20,000 pages of medical information. Our members have written over 10,000 medical articles and answered more than 30,000 medical questions. Our content is currently being taught in medical schools worldwide and is part of the student curriculum for medical students in two international medical schools." It is also accredited by HONcode.
Description: "MDLinx connects healthcare professionals and patients to tomorrow’s medical knowledge and provides the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries with highly targeted interactive marketing, education, content, and research solutions."
Quality: "MDLinx is an award-winning, practical tool that busy physicians, healthcare professionals, and a growing number of educated consumers use to stay up to date with the latest research in the medical field."
Description: "The latest Urology News and Nephrology News articles published daily. Includes news on urinary tract diseases, urologic oncology, incontinence, kidney stones, cancers of the bladder, kidney, ureter, testicles, penis and urethra."
Quality: The most comprehensive medical news site. More than 2 million unique visitors every month.
Description: "MedPage Today is the only service for physicians that provides a clinical perspective on the breaking medical news that their patients are reading. Co-developed by MedPage Today and The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education, each article alerts clinicians to breaking medical news, with summaries and actionable information enabling them to better understand the implications."
Description: "Medscape offers specialists, primary care physicians, and other health professionals the Web's most robust and integrated medical information and educational tools. After a simple, 1-time, free registration, Medscape automatically delivers you the specialty site that best fits your profile. You can also change your Medscape homepage to any of our other specialty and profession sites at any time."
Description: "ScienceDaily is one of the Internet’s most popular science news web sites. Since starting in 1995, the award-winning site has earned the loyalty of students, researchers, healthcare professionals, government agencies, educators and the general public around the world. Now with more than 3 million monthly visitors, ScienceDaily generates nearly 15 million page views a month and is steadily growing in its global audience."
Description: "Breaking Urology news written by Urologists for Urologists. Global leaders in Urology provide key conference report coverage and daily articles on top urology headlines."
Quality: "Urotoday offers integrated access to more than 45,000 items of content filtered by the urology editors from over 1,200 sources of premium publications and data sources. Each headline links to an abstract, summary or full text article."
Description: "RenalandUrologyNews.com publishes timely news coverage of scientific developments of interest to Nephrologists and Urologists, including in-depth coverage of all relevant medical conferences."
Quality:Board of editors, contact information and site description are available.
Description: "NKUDIC was established in 1987 to increase knowledge and understanding about diseases of the kidneys and urologic system among people with these conditions and their families, health care professionals, and the general public. To carry out this mission, NKUDIC works closely with a coordinating panel of representatives from Federal agencies; voluntary organizations on the national level; professional groups; and State health departments to identify and respond to informational needs about kidney and urologic diseases."
Quality: The NKUDIC Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National "Institutes of Health." It is also accredited by HONcode.
Description: "American Urological Association (AUA), founded in 1902, is the premier professional association for the advancement of urologic patient care, and works to ensure that its more than 17,000 members are current on the latest research and practices in urology."
Quality: "The American Urological Association pursues its mission of fostering the highest standards of urologic care by providing a wide range of services—including publications, research, the Annual Meeting, continuing medical education (CME) and the formulation of health policy."
Description: "The EAU represents the leading authority within Europe on urological practice, research and education. Over 16,000 medical professionals have joined its ranks and help to create forward-looking solutions for continuous improvement, professional growth and knowledge sharing."
Quality: "The EAU delivers training, stimulates research and broadcasts information. The EAU’s scientific publications encourage discussion and its expert recommendations guide urologists in their every-day practice."
Description: "The European Board of Urology (EBU) is a section office of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). EBU’s objectives are to study, promote and harmonise the highest level of urological training in Europe - both on the basic and postgraduate level."
Quality: "The EBU, is a non-profit organisation that is charged with regulatory matters, it has independent evaluation tools and authority, as well as broad expertise in urology training standards and requirements."
Diigo: If you browse or read a lot on the web, we believe you will find Diigo indispensable. Diigo is two services in one -- it is a research and collaborative research tool on the one hand, and a knowledge-sharing community and social content site on the other.
Click here to see all the urology-related sites submitted on Diigo.com.