American Cancer Society

Guidelines for Final Research Paper

1.     Topic needs to be approved.

2.    The BODY of the paper should be 3-5 double-spaced, with one-inch margins on each side.  

3.    Follow the format in the MLA HANDBOOK FOR WRITERS OF RESEARCH PAPERS.  You can also visit the MLA web site for help:

4.    Minimum of 2 sources. Please use journal/internet sites that are reliable and credible.  

5.  The final paper is worth 100 points, part of the grade will include a 2-3 minute in-class presentation. Please provide a PowerPoint or handout or poster as a visual for the class.

The following web sites may be helpful to get reliable information about a variety of conditions:

Mayo Clinic

American Diabetes Association

American Cancer Society

American Heart Association

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

National Institute of Health:

American Medical Association

Health Finder:



World Health Organizatoin:


Family Doctor:


There are other web sites that you can get to by using a general search engine and typing a key word to access your site of interest. Be sure to look for a .gov, .edu, or .org website as these sites use reliable sources of information.

“Get 15% discount on your first 3 orders with us”
Use the following coupon

Order Now