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Gleevec: The Sequel

“Circumventing Resistance to Kinase-Inhibitor Therapy,” “Dasatinib in Imatinib-Resistant Philadelphia Chromosome–Positive Leukemias” and “Nilotinib in Imatinib-Resistant CML and Philadelphia Chromosome–Positive ALL,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 354, No. 24, June 15, 2006. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

"New-Age Drug Meets Resistance,” Nature ; Vol. 412, No. 6844, July 19, 2001. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

Leukemia resources on the AACR’sSurvivors and Advocates website

NCI’s leukemia webpage

GIST Cancer Research Fund:  1-845-634-6060

GIST Support International:  1-215-340-9374

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society:   1-800-955-4572  

 

Tired But Overactive?

“Inflammatory Biomarkers for Persistent Fatigue in Breast Cancer Survivors,” Clinical Cancer Research; Vol. 12, No. 9, May 1, 2006. Available at www.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

NCI’s breast cancer webpage  

 

Colorectal Cancer Genetics

“Decoding Hereditary Colorectal Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 354, No. 26, June 29, 2006. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition: 1-202-244-2906

Colorectal cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

NCI’s colon and rectal cancer webpage  

 

Where’s the Follow-Up?

“Factors Related to Underuse of Surveillance Mammography Among Breast Cancer Survivors,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 24, No. 1, Jan. 1, 2006. Available at www.jco.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Patterns and Predictors of Mammography Utilization Among Breast Cancer Survivors,” Cancer ; Vol. 106, No. 11, June 1, 2006. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jtoc/28741  or www.pubmed.gov

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

NCI’s breast cancer webpage

Living Beyond Breast Cancer: 1-888-753-5222 

 

Smoke Out

American Lung Association

Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights

SmokeFreeOhio

Smokefree.gov: 1-800-784-8669, 1-800-332-8615 (TTY) 

 

Sugarcoating Leaves Bitter Taste

NCI’s Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results statistics on cancer mortality and incidence by race

NCI’s Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities

Resources for minorities and special populations on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website  

 

Anita Roberts

Gifts to the Anita Roberts Memorial Fund will support the Anita Roberts Memorial Scholarship and a memorial contemplation garden at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Donations can be made online at the Foundation for the NIH website (www.fnih.org). Checks made payable to the Dr. Anita Roberts Memorial Fund can be mailed to: Foundation for the NIH, 1 Cloister Court, Suite 152 Bethesda, MD 20814. 

 

Staying Intimate

After Breast Cancer: A Common-Sense Guide to Life After Treatment, by Hester Hill Schnipper; Bantam/Dell, 2006.

You Can Be Your Own Sex Therapist: A Systematized Behavioral Approach to Enhancing Your Sensual Pleasures, Improving Your Sexual Enjoyment, by Carole Altman; Casper Publishing, 1997.

No Less a Woman: Femininity, Sexuality, and Breast Cancer, by Deborah Hobler Kahane; Hunter House, 1995.

Sexuality and Fertility After Cancer, by Leslie R. Schover; John Wiley and Sons, 1997.

American Cancer Society’s sexuality webpage  

 

Letter from Uganda

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

International cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

The AACR’s Scientist↔Survivor Program  

 

My Father’s Hand in Mine

NCI’s transitional cell cancer of the renal pelvis and ureter webpage

   

Young Promise

Pediatric cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

Pediatric programs at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

NCI’s childhood cancers webpage

Hazen Kennedy’s blog

 

Targeting Cancer Through Its Roots

Judah Folkman’s laboratory

Rakesh Jain’s laboratory 

Dr. Folkman’s War: Angiogenesis and the Struggle to Defeat Cancer, by Robert Cooke; Random House, 2001.

   

Evita’s Cancer

“The Illness and Death of Eva Perón: Cancer, Politics, and Secrecy,” The Lancet ; Vol. 355, No. 9219, June 3, 2000. Available at www.thelancet.com or www.pubmed.gov

Cervical cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

NCI’s cervical cancer webpage

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation: 1-800-444-4441

National Cervical Cancer Coalition: 1-800-685-5531

   

The Perfect Prescription

“Molecular Signatures Predict Outcomes of Breast Cancer,” and “Concordance among Gene-Expression–Based Predictors for Breast Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 355, No. 6, Aug. 10, 2006. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

The TAILORx trial 

"A Bull’s Eye for Targeted Lung Cancer Therapy” and “EGFR Mutations in Lung Cancer: Correlation with Clinical Response to Gefitinib Therapy,” Science; Vol. 304, No. 5676, June 4, 2004.
Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Targeting Targeted Therapy” and “Activating Mutations in the Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Underlying Responsiveness of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer to Gefitinib,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 350, No. 21, May 20, 2004. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

   

Picturing Cancer

Lisa Coussens’ laboratory

   

Breaking Open the Silence

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

NCI’s breast cancer webpage

Beth Nielsen Chapman’s website

   

Fertility Preservation

"American Society of Clinical Oncology Recommendations on Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 24, No. 18, June 20, 2006. Available at www.jco.org or at www.pubmed.gov

The Lance Armstrong Foundation’s female infertility webpage 

The Lance Armstrong Foundation’s male infertility webpage

   

Cancerblog

Lymphoma resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

NCI’s non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma webpage

  

Rx Kryptonite

Mom’s Cancer, by Brian Fies; Abrams Image, 2006.

Brian Fies’ website

Lung cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website

NCI’s lung cancer webpage