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For more information about the topics in this issue of CR, please refer to the following journal articles, organizations, websites, books and other resources.


Mammography Under the Microscope

"Effect of Screening and Adjuvant Ther-apy on Mortality from Breast Cancer," New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 353, No. 17; Oct. 27, 2005. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

"Diagnostic Performance of Digital versus Film Mammography for Breast-Cancer Screening," New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 353, No. 17; Oct. 27, 2005. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

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

NCI's breast cancer webpage

  

 

Hormonal Impact

"Aromatase Inhibitors in Human Lung Cancer Therapy," Cancer Research; Vol. 65, No. 24; Dec. 15, 2005. Available at www.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

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

NCI's lung cancer webpage

 

 

Cancer Genome Map

The Cancer Genome Atlas 

 

 

Sometimes You Can't Win

National Family Caregivers Association

CareGivers-USA

 

 

Equivalent Health Care

"Are Racial and Ethnic Minorities Less Willing to Participate in Health Research?" PloS Medicine; Vol. 3, No. 2; February 2006. Available at www.plosmedicine.org

NCI Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities website 

Alex Adjei on cancer research and special patient populations 

NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program 

In My Sister's Care national health organization 

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

 

 

Banking on Tissues

Genetic Alliance Biobank 

Karolinska Institute Biobank 

Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium 

NCI's Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research 

Singapore Tissue Network 

Expanded article about tissue banks

 

 

The Pathway to Better Care

"How to Find a Clinical Trial" on the AACR's Survivors and Advocates website

Current Controlled Trials database

NCI's clinical trials database

Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups' TrialCheck service

For information on clinical trials and other cancer-related questions, you can also call the NCI's Cancer Information Service: 1-800-4CANCER
(1-800-422-6237)

 

 

Loaded Language

At the Will of the Body: Reflections on Illness, by Arthur W. Frank

Illness as Metaphor, by Susan Sontag

Intoxicated by My Illness, by Anatole Broyard

Reconstructing Illness: Studies in Pathography, by Anne Hunsaker Hawkins

Speak the Language of Healing: Living with Breast Cancer without Going to War, by Susan Kuner, Carol Matzkin Orsborn, Linda Quigley and Karen Leigh Stroup

 

 

A Survivor's Calling

Florida Prostate Cancer Network : 1-800-898-4988; 6105 Memorial Highway, Suite F, Tampa, FL 33615

Prostate cancer resources on the AACR's Survivors and Advocates website

NCI's prostate cancer webpage

 

 

Slaying Cancer's Dragons

Anita Roberts' research website

NCI's stomach cancer webpage

 

 

What is Cancer? 

"The Hallmarks of Cancer" Cell; Vol. 100, No. 1; Jan. 7, 2000. Available at www.cell.com or www.pubmed.gov

 

 

An Aggressive Opponent 

The official Vince Lombardi website

NCI's colon and rectal cancer webpage 

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

When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, by David Maraniss

Vince: A Personal Biography of Vince Lombardi, by Michael O'Brien