Skip to main content

OSU Navigation Bar

The Ohio State University

Health Sciences Library

Oncology Nurse Practitioner Fellows

A guide for all things library designed especially for new NP's participating in the James Cancer Hospital's oncology fellowship program.

Selected Web Resources


2013 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook 

Advanced Oncology Nursing Certification Review and Resource Manual /edited by Barbara Holmes Gobel, Shirley Triest-Robertson, Wendy H. Vogel, c. 2009.

This text contains information that is included in the AOCNP exam. Only two people may open and use the electronic book at one time. If you receive a notice, try to access a bit later.

Cancer Principles and Practice of Oncology / [edited by] Vincent T. DeVita Jr., Theodore S. Lawrence, Steven A. Rosenberg  c. 2011

This text is a standard oncology text. It presents treatment by stage and strives to create a balanced approach by including a surgeon, medical oncologist and radiation oncologist as an author for each chapter. Information about the molecular biology of each cancer is also presented. 

Chemotherapy and biotherapy guidelines and recommendations for practice Fourth edition / edited by Martha Polovich, MiKaela Olsen, Kristine B. LeFebvre c. 2014

This latest edition from ONS contains detailed information about chemotherapy, including typical uses, mechanisms of action, and adverse reactions.

Encyclopedia of Radiation Oncology / Luther W. Brady and Theodore E. Yaeger (eds.) c. 2013

Meant as a comprehensive referenc work for oncology and non-oncology clinicians. Provides good background information to serve as a basis for continued learning. 

Gastrointestinal Oncology  / Charles D. Blanke, Claus Rödel, Mark S. Talamonti, editors c. 2011

"An evidence-based, practical reference intended to assist in the diagnosis and management of patients with gastrointestinal malignancies."

Gynecologic Oncology Handbook  / by Michelle F. Benoit, M. Yvette Williams-Brown, Creighton L. Edwards c. 2013

This handbook is written in outline form, covering each gynecologic disease site and includes diagnosis, workups, staging and treatment. Includes a nice chapter at the end which explains common biostatistical tests often included in clinical trials. 

The M.D. Anderson Manual of Medical Oncology / Hagop N. Kantarjian, Charles Koller, Robert Wolff c. 2011

Meant as a reference source for the practicing oncologist. Covers all major cancers. 

Molecular Imaging in Oncology  / Ottmar Schober, Burkhard Riemann, editors c. 2013

Covers all major molecular imaging modalities, including MRI, CT, SPECT, PET, and non-invasive optical imaging such as bioluminescence. 

Neuro-oncology  / edited by Roger J. Packer, David Schiff c. 2012

Covers all cancers of the nervous system, including diagnosis, epidemiology and etiology, imaging, and treatment via various modalities. 

Nuclear Oncology  / H. William Strauss...[et al.], editors c. 2013

Includes information about the science behind nuclear approaches and follows with clinical application to specific cancer types.