Cancer

Evidence-Based Reports

Alcohol Consumption & Cancer Risk (November 2010)
Abstract | Evidence Report

Bladder Cancer, Adults, Screening: Update (October 2010)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

BRCA-Related Cancer, Risk Assessment, Genetic Counseling, and Genetic Testing (December 2013)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Breast Abnormalities, Noninvasive Diagnostic Tests (February 2006) (Archived)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Breast Abnormalities, Noninvasive Diagnostic Tests: Update (February 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Breast Cancer, Hormone Replacement Therapy and (August 2002) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Breast Cancer, Lifestyle Interventions (May 2011)
Technology Assessment Program

Breast Cancer Outcomes, Gene Expression Profiling Tests (January 2008)
Evidence Report

Breast Cancer, Screening (August 2002) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Breast Cancer, Screening: Update (November 2009)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Breast Tumors, HER2 Testing (November 2008)
Abstract | Evidence Report

Cancer Family History, Clinical Utility (April 2009)
Evidence Report

Cancer Survivorship Care (March 2014)
Technical Brief

Cervical Cancer, Screening (January 2002) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Cervical Cancer, Screening (May 2011)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Cervical Cancer, Screening: Decision Analysis (May 2011)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Cervical Cancer Testing, Fluorescence in Situ Hybridization (February 2013)
Technology Assessment Program

Colon Cancer, Gene Expression Profiling (December 2012)
Technical Brief 

Colorectal Cancer in Adults, Screening (July 2002) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Colorectal Cancer, Metastases to the Liver (December 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Colorectal Cancer Screening (May 1998) (Archived)
Technical Review

Colorectal Cancer Screening (February 2010)
Abstract | Evidence Report

Colorectal Cancer Screening, CT Colonography (January 2009)
Technology Assessment Program

Colorectal Cancer Screening, Fecal DNA (February 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Colorectal Cancer, Screening: Update (October 2008)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Colorectal Cancer, Use of Aspirin and NSAIDs To Prevent (March 2007)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) (September 2009)
Abstract | Evidence Report

Family History and Improving Health (August 2009)
Abstract | Evidence Report

Genetic Testing or Molecular Pathology Testing To Determine Cancer Origin (February 2013)
Technology Assessment Program

Genetic Tests, Update on Emerging for Clinical Use in Common Cancers (July 2013)
Technology Assessment Program

Genetic Tests, Update on Horizon Scans of Currently Available for Clinical Use In Common Cancers (April 2011)
Technology Assessment Program

Head and Neck Cancer, Radiotherapy Treatments (May 2010)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation, Children (February 2012)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Treatment (May 2013)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Hydroxyurea for the Treatment of Sickle Cell Disease (February 2008)
Abstract | Evidence Report

Localized Prostate Cancer Surveillance (December 2011)
Abstract | Summary | Evidence Report

Lung Cancer, Obstructive Non–Small-Cell, Treatment (June 2013)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Lung Cancer, Screening (May 2004) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Lung Cancer, Screening: Update (July 2013)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Lymphedema, Secondary (May 2010)
Technology Assessment Program

Molecular Pathology Testing or Genetic Testing to Determine Cancer Origin (February 2013)
Technology Assessment Program

Nausea and Vomiting, Chemotherapy/Radiation Therapy (July 2010)
Technology Assessment Program

Off-Label Indications for Targeted Therapies Used in Cancer Treatment (January 2010)
Technology Assessment Program

Oral Cancer, Screening: Update (April 2013)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Oral Contraceptive Use for the Primary Prevention of Ovarian Cancer (June 2013)
Abstract | Summary | Evidence Report

Pharmacogenetic Tests for Cancer Treatment (June 2010)
Technology Assessment Program

Pharmacogenetic Tests, Noncancer and Cancer Conditions (November 2008)
Technology Assessment Program

Prostate Cancer, Benefits and Harms of Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening: Update (August 2008) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Prostate Cancer, Lifestyle Interventions (May 2011)
Technology Assessment Program

Prostate Cancer, Localized, Radiation Treatments (August 2010)
Technology Assessment Program 

Prostate Cancer, Localized, Treatments: Update (October 2011)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Prostate Cancer, PCA3 Testing (April 2013)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Prostate Cancer, Prostate-Specific Antigen-Based Screening (October 2011)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Prostate Cancer Risk Assessment, Multigene Panels (July 2012)
Abstract | Summary | Evidence Report

Prostate Cancer, Screening (October 2002) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Prostate Cancer, Therapies for Clinically Localized (February 2008)
Comparative Evidence Review

Radiotherapy Treatments for Head and Neck Cancer (May 2010)
Comparative Effectiveness Review

Sipuleucel-T Therapy, Outcomes (February 2011)
Technology Assessment Program

Skin Cancer, Behavioral Counseling To Prevent (February 2011)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Skin Cancers, Detection (September 2011)
Technical Brief

Skin Cancer, Screening (April 2001) (Archived)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Skin Cancer, Screening: Update (February 2009)
USPSTF Evidence Synthesis

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (May 2011)
Technical Brief

Topographic Genotyping With Pathfinder TG® (March 2010)
Technology Assessment Program

Current as of June 2014
Internet Citation: Cancer: Evidence-Based Reports. June 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/evidence-based-reports/clinical/cancer/index.html