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New Clues to Hereditary Breast Cancer

“Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Novel Breast Cancer Susceptibility Loci,” Nature; Vol. 447, No. 7148; June 28, 2007. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Common Variants on Chromosomes 2q35 and 16q12 Confer Susceptibility to Estrogen Receptor–Positive Breast Cancer,” Nature Genetics; Vol. 39, No. 7; July 2007. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“A Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Alleles in FGFR2 Associated With Risk of Sporadic Postmenopausal Breast Cancer,” Nature Genetics; Vol. 39, No. 7; July 2007. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Abraxas and RAP80 Form a BRCA1 Protein Complex Required for the DNA Damage Response,” Science; Vol. 316, No. 5828; May 25, 2007. Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

“RAP80 Targets BRCA1 to Specific Ubiquitin Structures at DNA Damage Sites,” Science; Vol. 316, No. 5828; May 25, 2007. Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Ubiquitin-Binding Protein RAP80 Mediates BRCA1-Dependent DNA Damage Response,” Science; Vol. 316, No. 5828; May 25, 2007. Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

“ATM and ATR Substrate Analysis Reveals Extensive Protein Networks Responsive to DNA Damage,” Science; Vol. 316, No. 5828; May 25, 2007. Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

“A Touching Response to Damage,” Science; Vol. 316, No. 5828; May 25, 2007. Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4213.aspx

NCI’s breast cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

 

Failing Report Card for Pancreatic Cancer Care

“National Failure to Operate on Early Stage Pancreatic Cancer,” Annals of Surgery; Vol. 246, No. 2; August 2007. Available at www.annalsofsurgery.com or www.pubmed.gov

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: www.pancan.org or 1-877-272-6226

Pancreatic cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4270.aspx

NCI’s pancreatic cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/pancreatic

 

Risky Behavior

“Fatalistic Beliefs About Cancer Prevention and Three Prevention Behaviors,” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention; Vol. 16, No. 5; May 2007. Available at cebp.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov
 
“Serum Lycopene, Other Carotenoids, and Prostate Cancer Risk,” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention; Vol. 16, No. 5; May 2007. Available at cebp.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Evidence-Based Review for Qualified Health Claims: Tomatoes, Lycopene, and Cancer,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 99, No. 14; July 18, 2007. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

Prevent Cancer Foundation (formerly the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation): www.preventcancer.org or 1-800-227-2732

American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts and Figures 2007: www.cancer.org/docroot/stt/stt_0.asp

 

A New Direction for the American Cancer Society?

American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org or 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)

Pennsylvania Prostate Cancer Coalition: www.4ppcc.org or 1-717-989-5773

 

A Survivor’s Guide to Time Travel

Simms/Mann–UCLA Center for Integrative Oncology: cancerresources.mednet.ucla.edu/8_oncology/8_oncology.htm or 1-310-794-6644

 

Recognizing the Signs of a Silent Killer

“Development of an Ovarian Cancer Symptom Index,” Cancer; Vol. 109, No. 2; Jan. 15, 2007. Available at www.interscience.wiley.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Development of an Ovarian Cancer Symptom Index: Possibilities for Earlier Detection,” Cancer; Vol. 109, No. 2; Jan. 15, 2007. Available at www.interscience.wiley.com or www.pubmed.gov

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation: www.thegcf.org or 1-312-578-1439

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists: www.sgo.org or 1-312-235-4060

American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org or 1-800-ACS-2345 (1-800-227-2345)

Ovarian cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4233.aspx

NCI’s ovarian cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ovarian

 

Getting a Second (or Third, or Fourth) Opinion

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4213.aspx

NCI’s breast cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

 

Bench to Bedside

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: www.mskcc.org

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4213.aspx

NCI’s breast cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

 

Chemobrain-Busters

“Change in Cognitive Function After Chemotherapy: A Prospective Longitudinal Study in Breast Cancer Patients,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 98, No. 23; Dec. 6, 2006. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Altered frontocortical, cerebellar, and basal ganglia activity in adjuvant-treated breast cancer survivors 5-10 years after chemotherapy,” Breast Cancer Research and Treatment; Vol. 103, No. 3; July 2007. Available at www.springerlink.com or www.pubmed.gov

“The Relationship Of APOE Genotype to Neuropsychological Performance in Long-Term Cancer Survivors Treated With Standard Dose Chemotherapy,” Psycho-Oncology; Vol. 12, No. 6; September 2003. Available at www.interscience.wiley.com or www.pubmed.gov

AACR’s Annual Meeting 2007: www.aacr.org/page14069.aspx

 

Jumping Through Hoops and Over Brooms

National Family Caregivers Association: www.nfcacares.org or 1-301-942-6430

Family Caregiver Alliance: www.caregiver.org or 1-415-434-3388

National Alliance for Caregiving: www.caregiving.org or 1-301-718-8444

 

From Mice to Men

“Media Coverage of Scientific Meetings: Too Much, Too Soon?” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 287, No. 21, June 5, 2002. Available at jama.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Translation of Research Evidence From Animals to Humans,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 296, No. 14; Oct. 11, 2006. Available at jama.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

“The Media Matter: A Call For Straightforward Medical Reporting,” Annals of Internal Medicine; Vol. 140, No. 3; Feb. 3, 2004. Available at www.annals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Scientific Journal Articles: How to Find and Evaluate a Published Scientific Report,” Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page6054.aspx

Health News Review: HealthNewsReview.org

 

Ingrid Bergman’s Toughest Act

“Declines in Invasive Breast Cancer and Use of Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy in a Screening Mammography Population,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 99, No. 17; Sept. 5, 2007. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Twenty-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized Study Comparing Breast-Conserving Surgery With Radical Mastectomy for Early Breast Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 347, No. 16; Oct.17, 2002. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Twenty-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized Trial Comparing Total Mastectomy, Lumpectomy, and Lumpectomy Plus Irradiation for the Treatment of Invasive Breast Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 347, No. 16; Oct. 17, 2002. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Breast Cancer Incidence, 1980–2006: Combined Roles of Menopausal Hormone Therapy, Screening Mammography, and Estrogen Receptor Status,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 99, No. 15; Aug. 1, 2007. Available at www.jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

"Risks and Benefits of Estrogen Plus Progestin in Healthy Postmenopausal Women," Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 288, No. 3; July 17, 2002. Available at jama.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

Ingrid Bergman: My Story, by Ingrid Bergman and Alan Burgess

Ingrid, by Charlotte Chandler

Notorious: The Life of Ingrid Bergman, by Donald Spoto

The Breast Cancer Wars: Hope, Fear and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth-Century America, by Barron H. Lerner

AdvancedBC.org

National Breast Cancer Coalition: www.natlbcc.org or 1-800-622-2838

Susan G. Komen for the Cure: www.komen.org or 1-800-I’M AWARE (1-800-462-9273)

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization: www.y-me.org or 1-800-221-2141

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4213.aspx

NCI’s breast cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast

 

Agents of Change

The Tumbleweed Foundation: www.tumbleweedfoundation.org or 1-724-288-6473
 
Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation: www.candlelighters.org or 1-800-366-2223

Starlight Starbright Children’s Foundation: www.starlight.org or 1-310-479-1212

University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center: www.mdanderson.org

University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center: www.sylvester.org

 

A Public Life With Cancer

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: www.multiplemyeloma.org or 1-203-972-1250

The Jimmy Fund: www.jimmyfund.org or 1-800-52-JIMMY (1-800-525-4669)

Multiple myeloma resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4269.aspx

NCI’s multiple myeloma webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/myeloma

 

Exercise Your Mind and Body

“Randomized Trial of Exercise Therapy in Women Treated for Breast Cancer,” Journal of Clinical Oncology, Vol. 25, No. 13; May 1, 2007. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Effects of a Combined Aerobic and Resistance Exercise Program in Breast Cancer Survivors: A Randomized Controlled Trial,” Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, published online May 26, 2007. Available at www.springerlink.com/content/0167-6806 or www.pubmed.gov

“Long-Term Recreational Physical Activity and Risk of Invasive and In Situ Breast Cancer,” Archives of Internal Medicine; Vol. 167, No. 4; Feb. 26, 2007. Available at archinte.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Resistance Exercise in Men Receiving Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 21, No. 9; May 1, 2003. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Primary Care of the Patient With Cancer,” American Family Physician; Vol. 75, No. 8; April 15, 2007. Available at www.aafp.org/afp or www.pubmed.gov

Pink Phoenix Dragon Boat Team: www.pinkphoenix.org or 1-503-294-6441

 

Cancerblog

Lymphoma resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4667.aspx

NCI’s non-Hodgkin's lymphoma webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/non-hodgkins-lymphoma