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Smoke Signals
“Tobacco, Public Health and the FDA,” New England Journal of Medicine; July 23, 2009; Vol. 361, No. 4. Available at content.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act: www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=h111-1256

Frequently Asked Questions on the Passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act: www.fda.gov/TobaccoProducts/NewsEvents/ucm173174.htm

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: www.tobaccofreekids.org

 

Childhood Cancer Late Effects
“Lifelong Cancer Incidence in 47,697 Patients Treated for Childhood Cancer in the Nordic Countries,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; June 2, 2009; Vol. 101, No. 11. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study:
www.stjude.org/stjude/v/index.jsp?vgnextoid=0d5dd3ce38e70110VgnVCM1000001e0215acRCRD&vgnextchannel=448d0817933fe010VgnVCM1000005f2015acRCRD

Pediatric cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4271.aspx

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

 

An Unexpected Disparity
“Racial Survival Disparity in Head and Neck Cancer Results From Low Prevalence of Human Papillomavirus Infection in Black Oropharyngeal Cancer Patients,” Cancer Prevention Research; September 2009; Vol. 2, No. 9. Available at cancerpreventionresearch.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Oropharyngeal Cancer, Race and the Human Papillomavirus,” Cancer Prevention Research; September 2009; Vol. 2, No. 9. Available at cancerpreventionresearch.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Improved Survival of Patients With Human Papillomavirus–Positive Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Prospective Clinical Trial,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Feb. 20, 2008; Vol. 100, No. 4. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

Head and neck cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4636.aspx

NCI’s laryngeal and pharyngeal cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/throat

 

Coping With Tests
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Support Groups: www.bidmc.org/CentersandDepartments/Departments/CancerCenter/ NewsEvents/CelebrationofLife/SupportPrograms.aspx

 

A Doctor’s Devotion
The Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center: lombardi.georgetown.edu

Aziza Shad webpage: lombardi.georgetown.edu/pediatric/about/chief.html

The Next Step: Crossing the bridge to survivorship, by Karen Hennessy, Nabeel Arastu and Aziza Shad. Available at: lombardi.georgetown.edu/pediatric/survivorship/handbook.html

International Network for Cancer Treatment and Research: www.inctr.org

Middle East Cancer Consortium: mecc.cancer.gov

Pediatric cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4271.aspx

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

 

Dancing With Grace
“Up Close and Personal,” CR magazine; Summer 2009; Vol. 4, No. 3. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/Summer2009/Pages/UpCloseandPersonal.aspx

“Journeying With Hope,” CR magazine; Spring 2009; Vol. 4, No. 2. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/spring 2009/Pages/JourneyingWithHope.aspx

“Mosaics of Meaning,” CR magazine; Winter 2009; Vol. 4, No. 1. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/winter2009/Pages/MosaicsofMeaning.aspx

“Coping With Cancer,” CR magazine; Fall 2008; Vol. 3, No. 4. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/fall2008/Pages/CopingWithCancer.aspx

Family and caregiver resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page13840.aspx

 

Cracking Cancer’s Code
“Genetic Susceptibility to Cancer: The role of polymorphisms in candidate genes,” Journal of the America Medical Association; May 28, 2008; Vol. 299, No. 20. Available at jama.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Five Susceptibility Loci for Glioma,” Nature Genetics; August 2009; Vol. 41, No. 8. Available at www.nature.com/ng or www.pubmed.gov

“Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Three Loci Associated With Melanoma Risk,” Nature Genetics; August 2009; Vol. 41, No. 8. Available at www.nature.com/ng or www.pubmed.gov

“Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Variants at 9p21 and 22q13 Associated With Development of Cutaneous Nevi,” Nature Genetics; August 2009; Vol. 41, No. 8. Available at www.nature.com/ng or www.pubmed.gov

“Comprehensive Genomic Characterization Defines Human Glioblastoma Genes and Core Pathways,” Nature; Oct. 23, 2008; Vol. 455, No. 7216. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

Cancer Genome Atlas: cancergenome.nih.gov

Human Genome Project: www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/home.shtml

NCI’s gene testing webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/understandingcancer/genetesting

ACS’s webpage on genetics and cancer: www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/PED_11_1.asp?sitearea=&level=


The Fairest of All
Audrey Hepburn: An elegant spirit, by Sean Hepburn Ferrer

Audrey Hepburn Children’s Fund: www.audreyhepburn.com

Appendix Cancer (Appendiceal Carcinoma) & Peritoneal Surface Malignancy: www.appendix-cancer.com

Cancer.Net (from the American Society of Clinical Oncology): www.cancer.net/patient/Cancer+Types/Appendix+Cancer

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center: www.mdanderson.org/patient-and-cancer-information/cancer-information/cancer-types/appendix-cancer/index.html

Atlas of Appendix Cancer and Pseudomyxoma Peritonei: www.surgicaloncology.com/attitle.htm

Appendiceal Cancer Advocacy Network (APCAN): www.apcan.org

PMP Pals’ Network: www.pmppals.org

Appendix Cancer Survivor’s Blog: appendix-cancer.blogspot.com/2009/08/empowerment.html

NCI’s gastrointestinal carcinoid tumor webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/gastrointestinalcarcinoid


Heart of the Matter
“Cardiotoxicity Associated With the Cancer Therapeutic Agent Sunitinib Malate,” Annals of Oncology; September 2008; Vol. 19, No. 2. Available at annonc.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Cardiotoxicity Associated With Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitor Sunitinib,” Lancet; Dec. 15, 2007; Vol. 370, No. 9604. Available at www.thelancet.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Cardiac Dysfunction in the Trastuzumab Clinical Trials Experience,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; March 1, 2002; Vol. 20, No. 5. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

Heart Failure Society of America: www.hfsa.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

Leukemia and lymphoma resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4243.aspx

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

NCI’s Hodgkin lymphoma webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/hodgkinslymphoma

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

 

Young at Heart
“Holidays, Birthdays and Postponement of Cancer Death,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Dec. 22/29, 2004; Vol. 292, No. 24. Available at www.jama.com or www.pubmed.gov

Donn Young webpage on the Pelatonia bike tour website: www.pelotonia.org/ride/riders_profile.jsp?MemberID=941&RiderName=Donn%20Young&SearchStart=0&PAGING

Ohio State University Cancer Center–James Cancer Hospital: www.jamesline.com

Prostate cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4215.aspx

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

 

Facing the Financial Realities of Cancer
The Wellness Community’s booklet Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Coping with the cost of care: www.thewellnesscommunity.org/hc/Initiatives/Cancer-Costs.aspx

Cancer.Net’s booklet Managing the Cost of Cancer Care: www.cancer.net/patient/All+About+Cancer/Managing+the+Cost+of+Cancer+Care

 

Cancerblog
Other Side of Cancer: othersideofcancer.blogspot.com

Head and neck cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4636.aspx

NCI’s head and neck cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/head-and-neck

 

Advocate Q&A: Support for Young Adult Survivors
Children’s Brain Tumor Foundation: cbtf.org

Young adult cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4274.aspx


Atrophy
Janine Wong’s website: janinewong.com