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The OERC-India portal is open and free for everyone to use, with a special emphasis on serving the needs of cancer-focused healthcare professionals, patients and their families in India. You can use the portal to:

  • Find free, open, and online educational and training resources.  We will be “recommending the best” and “linking to the rest” of materials that could meet your interdisciplinary needs.
  • Contribute to the global digital library of cancer resources so everyone worldwide can have the best and latest information.
  • Develop and lead the social networks needed to bring individuals out of isolation and into a supportive community.
  • Participate in online discussions and consultations with cancer researchers, physicians, healthcare professionals, and others working in cancer education to freely share experiences, educational materials and expertise.

Free of commercial, industry, or institutional bias – we are focused on the members of the broad community of cancer creating and sharing resources for the betterment of cancer treatment, education, and research.


Online Library of OER for Cancer

Looking for free online resources about cancer you can use in formal and informal training and education?

Simply click on the topics listed below and you’ll be a provided a list of available resources you can use, read reviews, and organize into your own personal collection. (all links open in a new window)

Click here to view the entire collection of cancer materials in MERLOT link opens new window

Mobile and the OER Cancer Collection

Access the OER Cancer resources on your mobile device with
MERLOTís FREE and EASY TO USE Mobile Apps:
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Merlot App for iPhone MERLOT app for Android devices MERLOT app for Blackberry

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OERC -India Highlighted Article

Patient navigation pathway and barriers to treatment seeking in cancer in India: A qualitative inquiry
by Sanghamitra Pati, Mohammad Akhtar Hussain, Abhimanyu Singh Chauhan, Diptimayee Mallick, Sukdev Nayak

Indian Cancer Congress 2013

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OERC India was a participant in the ICC2013 (first Indian Cancer Congress) and continues to support access to educational resources for India.

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Mr.Raj Shah, Chairman, CTIS & President, INCTR, USA:

"I would like to congratulate the Indian Cancer Congress for creating a national forum for imparting cancer education, latest clinical practices, research and new technologies. For over 25 years, CTIS has been committed to contributing to improving patientís lives and supporting clinical research for new therapies for cancer through our work with the NCI, INCTR and cancer centres across the world. We recognise the importance of cancer education and encourage contributions for OERC from scientists across India."

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OER for Cancer – Global Community with Global Partners

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The International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research - INCTR and MERLOT have partnered to create the OERC portal. You can find more OERC news in the INCTR Newsflash

Open Educational Resources for Cancer Information Sheet. (PDF)

Subscribe to the INCTR Newsflash

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