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Literature Search Hedges & Filters: Home

Created by the librarians at the Research Medical Library when developing search strategies for systematic reviews.

Search Hedges and Filters

The expert searchers at the Research Medical Library at MD Anderson have used the following search hedges or filters as part of previous literature searches.  Please consider these as starting points for a literature search and modify as necessary to fit your research.

Cancer Hedges

Treatment & Therapy

MD Anderson

Study Designs

Viruses & Infections

Other Concepts