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All Stressed Out
“Environmental and Genetic Activation of a Brain-Adipocyte BDNF/Leptin Axis Causes Cancer Remission and Inhibition,” Cell; Vol. 142, No. 1; July 9, 2010. Available at www.cell.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Signs of Stress,” CR magazine; Vol. 3, No. 3; Spring 2008. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/Spring2008/Pages/SignsofStress.aspx

Conzen Research Laboratory: conzenlab.bsd.uchicago.edu

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

Colorectal cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4242.aspx

NCI’s colon and rectal cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/colon-and-rectal

Skin cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page5229.aspx

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

 

Immune-Boosting Ipi
“Improved Survival With Ipilimumab in Patients With Metastatic Melanoma,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 363, No. 8; Aug. 19, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Treating Cancer by Targeting the Immune System,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 363, No. 8; Aug. 19, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

American Cancer Society’s immunotherapy webpage: www.cancer.org/Treatment/TreatmentsandSideEffects/TreatmentTypes/Immunotherapy

AACR-SU2C Clinical Trials Finder: www.emergingmed.com/networks/AACR-SU2C

ClincalTrials.gov: www.clinicaltrials.gov

NCI’s clinical trials webpage: www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials

TrialCheck: www.cancertrialshelp.org/trialcheck

Skin cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page5229.aspx

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

 

Keeping Up With Oral Meds
“Early Discontinuation and Nonadherence to Adjuvant Hormonal Therapy in a Cohort of 8,769 Early-Stage Breast Cancer Patients,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 28, No. 27; Sept. 20, 2010. Available at www.jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Nonadherence to Imatinib During an Economic Downturn,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 363, No. 6; Aug. 5, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

CancerCare Co-Payment Assistance Foundation: www.cancercarecopay.org

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition: www.cancerfac.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

Colorectal cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4242.aspx

NCI’s colon and rectal cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/colon-and-rectal

Myeloma cancer 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

 

Marker of Risk
“A KRAS-Variant in Ovarian Cancer Acts as a Genetic Marker of Cancer Risk,” Cancer Research; Vol. 70, No. 16; Aug. 15, 2010. Available at cancerres.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

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

 

Critical Care
“Early Palliative Care for Patients With Metastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 363, No. 8; Aug. 19, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Palliative Care—A shifting paradigm,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 363, No. 8; Aug. 19, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

NCI’s palliative care factsheet: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/support/palliative-care

Lung cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page11409.aspx

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

 

Next-Generation CML Drugs Yield Better Responses
“Dasatinib Versus Imatinib in Newly Diagnosed Chronic-Phase Chronic Myeloid Leukemia,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 362, No. 24; June 17, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Nilotinib Versus Imatinib for Newly Diagnosed Chronic Myeloid Leukemia,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 362, No. 24; June 17, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Even Better Kinase Inhibitors for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 362, No. 24; June 17, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“The Pathway to Better Care,” CR magazine; Vol. 1, No. 1; Spring 2006. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/Spring2006/Pages/ThePathwaytoBetterCare.aspx

“Gleevec: The sequel,” CR magazine; Vol. 1, No. 3; Fall 2006. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/Fall2006/Pages/GleevecTheSequel.aspx

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

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

 

FDA Approves Treatment for Advanced Prostate Cancer
“Sipuleucel-T Immunotherapy for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 363, No. 5; July 29, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“New Therapies for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 363, No. 5; July 29, 2010. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

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

 

Survivors of Childhood Cancer at Higher Risk of Premature Death
“Long-Term Cause-Specific Mortality Among Survivors of Childhood Cancer,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 304, No. 2; July 14, 2010. Available at www.jama.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Childhood Cancer Late Effects,” CR magazine; Vol. 4 No. 4; Fall 2009. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/Fall2009/Pages/ChildhoodCancerLateEffects.aspx

“Heart of the Matter,” CR magazine; Vol. 4, No. 4; Fall 2009. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/Fall2009/Pages/cardiacriskscancerdrugs.aspx
 
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

FDA Panel Urges That Approval of Avastin for Breast Cancer Be Revoked
FDA Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee Avastin/Genentech transcript: www.fda.gov/downloads/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/Drugs/OncologicDrugsAdvisoryCommittee/UCM221998.pdf

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

 

Study Shows Promise for Personalized Treatment
“The BATTLE trial (Biomarker-Integrated Approaches of Targeted Therapy for Lung Cancer Elimination): Personalizing therapy for lung cancer,” AACR 101st Annual Meeting 2010 abstract. Available at : http://www.abstractsonline.com/Plan/ViewAbstract.aspx?sKey=b21e246a-e09a-4c90-9c59-874f7139d921&cKey=381a62d2-5602-443c-83cc-f9a828f19e1b&mKey=%7b0591FA3B-AFEF-49D2-8E65-55F41EE8117E%7d

“BATTLE to Personalize Lung Cancer Treatment,” Cancer; Vol. 116, No. 14; July 15, 2010. Available at onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1002/(ISSN)1097-0142 or www.pubmed.gov

Lung cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page11409.aspx

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

 

When Your Child Has Cancer
Lotsa Helping Hands: www.lotsahelpinghands.com

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

 

Working Out
Americans With Disabilities Act: www.ada.gov

U.S. Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission: www.eeoc.gov

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

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

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

 

Cost vs. Effectiveness
“Comparison of Anticancer Drug Coverage Decisions in the United States and the United Kingdom: Does the evidence support the rhetoric?” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 28, No. 20; July 10, 2010. Available at www.jco.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Wrestling With the High Price of Cancer Care: Should we control costs by individuals’ ability to pay or society’s willingness to pay?” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 28, No. 20; July 10, 2010. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“When is Cancer Care Cost-Effective? A Systematic Overview of Cost-Utility Analyses in Oncology,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 102, No. 2; Jan. 20, 2010. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Lapatinib Plus Capecitabine for HER2-Positive Advanced Breast Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 355, No. 26; Dec. 28, 2006. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

Academy Health: www.academyhealth.org

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: www.effectivehealthcare.ahrq.gov

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence: www.nice.org.uk

The New England Journal of Medicine Health Care Reform Center: healthcarereform.nejm.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

 

Gumbo Medicine
American Routes: americanroutes.publicradio.org

NCI’s extragonadal germ cell tumor webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/extragonadal-germ-cell

 

Dear Ann Landers
“Advances in Treatment for Relapses and Refractory Multiple Myeloma,” Medical Oncology; Vol. 27; Supplement 1; June 2010. Available at www.springerlink.com/content/1357-0560 or www.pubmed.gov

“Treatment of Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma: Advances in current therapy,” Medical Oncology; Vol. 27, Supplement 1; June 2010. Available at www.springerlink.com/content/1357-0560 or www.pubmed.gov

“The Evolution and Impact of Therapy in Multiple Myeloma: Advances in current therapy,” Medical Oncology; Vol. 27, Supplement 1; June 2010. Available at www.springerlink.com/content/1357-0560 or www.pubmed.gov

“MGUS and Smoldering Multiple Myeloma: Update on pathogenesis, natural history and management,” Hematology; 2005. Available at asheducationbook.hematologylibrary.org or www.pubmed.gov

“International Staging System for Multiple Myeloma,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 23, No. 15; May 20, 2005. Available at www.jco.org or www.pubmed.gov

America’s Mom: The life, lessons and legacy of Ann Landers, by Rick Kogan

International Myeloma Foundation: myeloma.org

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: www.themmrf.org

Myeloma cancer 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

 

Homeless With Cancer
National Health Care for the Homeless Council: www.nhchc.org

Church of the Reconciler: 1-205-324-6402

One Roof (formerly Metropolitan Birmingham Services for the Homeless): 1-205-254-8833

ACS’s Hope Lodge: www.cancer.org/docroot/subsite/hopelodge

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

Colorectal cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4242.aspx

NCI’s colon and rectal cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/colon-and-rectal

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

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

 

Focus on Fertility
"Reimplantation of Cryopreserved Ovarian Tissue From Patients With Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia is Potentially Unsafe,” Blood; published online July 1, 2010. Available at bloodjournal.hematologylibrary.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Fertility Preservation in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; published online May 10, 2010. Available at www.jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov 

“Preservation of Fertility in Patients With Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 360, No. 9; Feb. 26, 2009. Available www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Ovarian Tissue and Oocyte Preservation,” Fertility and Sterility; Vol. 86, No. 1; November 2006. Available at www.fertstert.org or www.pubmed.gov

“New Options Expand Possibilities for Fertility Preservation in Cancer Patients,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Vol. 98, No. 19, Oct. 4, 2006. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation and Transplantation: A review,” Human Reproduction Update; Vol. 12, No. 5; September/October 2006. Available at humupd.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Pregnancy After Transplantation of Cryopreserved Ovarian Tissue in a Patient With Ovarian Failure After Chemotherapy,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 353, No. 3; July 21, 2005. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

Fertile Hope: www.fertilehope.org

My Oncofertility: myoncofertility.org

The Oncofertility Consortium: oncofertility.northwestern.edu

 

Survivor at Sea
Ceilydh Sets Sail (Diane Selkirk’s blog): maiaaboard.blogspot.com

Skin cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page5229.aspx

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

 

Nashville’s ‘Clean-Eating’ Crusader
“Dietary Patterns and Risk of Mortality From Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, and All Causes in a Prospective Cohort of Women,” Circulation; Vol. 118, No. 3; July 15, 2008. Available at circ.ahajournals.org at www.pubmed.gov

“Causes of Cancer in the World: Comparative risk assessment of nine behavioural and environmental risk factors,” Lancet; Vol. 366, No. 9499; Nov. 19, 2005. Available at www.thelancet.com or www.pubmed.gov

FDA database of Everything Added to Food in the United States: www.fda.gov/Food/FoodIngredientsPackaging/ucm115326.htm

Local Harvest: www.localharvest.org

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

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

 

Survivors Reach Out
Dana-Farber Adult Patient and Family Advisory Council: www.dana-farber.org/pat/pfac/adult-advisory

The American Cancer Society volunteering: www.cancer.org/Involved/Volunteer

Imerman Angels volunteering: www.imermanangels.org/give-cancer-support.php

Lung Cancer Alliance volunteering: www.lungcanceralliance.org/involved/volunteering.html

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network volunteering:
www.pancan.org/section_get_involved/volunteer

SHARE: www.sharecancersupport.org

Susan G. Komen for the Cure: www.komen.org

 

Cancerblog
Running for My Life: Fighting cancer one step at a time (Ronni Gordon’s blog): runnerwrites.blogspot.com

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

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

 

Q&A: Randy Pausch’s Legacy
Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams”: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji5_MqicxSo

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN): www.pancan.org

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

 

The Cancer Wall, by Doug Calisch
Cancer Wall: dougcalisch.com/pages/public_commissions/cancer_wall_commission_1.html

Ball Memorial Hospital: www.clarian.org/portal/Clarian/ball-memorial