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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.

 

Reducing Colorectal Cancer Risk

Information and webcasts from the 2006 AACR Annual Meeting

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

NCI's colon and rectal cancer webpage

Colon Cancer Alliance 

C3: Colorectal Cancer Coalition 

Colorectal Cancer Network  

 

 

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs for Cancer

"Statins and Cancer Risk: A Meta-Analysis," Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 205, No. 1; Jan. 4, 2006. Available at jama.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

"Statin Use and Breast Cancer: Prospective Results from the Women's Health Initiative," Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 98, No. 10; May 17, 2006. Available at www.jncicancerspectrum.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

Women's Health Initiative (WHI)

WHI participant website 

 

 

Smoking and Ethnicity

"Ethnic and Racial Differences in the Smoking-Related Risk of Lung Cancer," New England Journal of Medicine ; Vol. 354, No. 4; Jan. 26, 2006. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

American Cancer Society (ACS) guide to quitting smoking

 

 

A Global Message

World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Contro 

WHO Tobacco Free Initiative or www.who.int/tobacco/en  

 

 

Chernobyl's Human Fallout"

The Cancer Burden from Chernobyl in Europe," International Agency for Research on Cancer 

The Chernobyl Forum 

"Radiation Exposure and Cancer" on the ACS website 

 

 

Before Helping Others

Lotsa Helping Hands 

National Family Caregivers Association

CareGivers-USA 

 

 

A Zebra in Nebraska

International Myeloma Foundation 

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation 

Multiple Myeloma Survivors' Stories 

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

NCI's multiple myeloma webpage

 

 

A Tumor's Lifeblood? 

"Cancer Stem Cells: An Old Idea-A Paradigm Shift" and "Identifying Cancer Stem Cells in Solid Tumors: Case Not Proven," Cancer Research ; Vol. 66, No. 4; Feb. 15, 2006. Available at www.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

"Human Acute Myeloid Leukemia is Organized as a Hierarchy that Originates from a Primitive Hematopoietic Cell," Nature Medicine; Vol. 3, No. 7; July 1997. Available at www.nature.com/nm or www.pubmed.gov

"Identification of Human Brain Tumor Initiating Cells," Nature; Vol. 432, No. 7015; Nov. 18, 2004. Available at www.nature.com/nature or www.pubmed.gov

"Prospective Identification of Tumori-genic Breast Cancer Cells," PNAS ; Vol. 100, No. 7; April 1, 2003. Available at www.pnas.org or www.pubmed.gov

 

 

Online Catharsis

PMP Awareness Organization 

The PMP Belly Button Club 

 

 

Around and Round on Clinical Trials

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

NCI's clinical trials database:  1-800-4CANCER (1-800-422-6237)

Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups' TrialCheck service 

ACS clinical trials webpage 

 

 

Negotiating the Landscape of Cancer

 Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 

Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center

Healing Essence: A Cancer Doctor's Practical Program for Hope and Recovery, by Mitchell L. Gaynor

Lymphoma Information Network 

Lymphoma resources on the AACR's Survivors and Advocates website 

NCI's non-Hodgkin's lymphoma webpage 

 

 

The Search for Breaking News

It's Time to Focus on Lung Cancer 

Lung Cancer Alliance 

Lung Cancer Online 

American Lung Association 

NCI's cigarette smoking and cancer fact sheet

ACS‘s guide to quitting smoking

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

NCI's lung cancer webpage 

World News Tonight's biography of Peter Jennings 

The Museum of Broadcast Communications‘ biography of Edward R. Murrow 

 

 

Growth Factors: Jekyll and Hyde

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

 

 

Ahead of Her Time

The HistoryMakers' biography of Barbara Boyd 

Little Red Door Cancer Agency 

ACS

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

NCI's breast cancer webpage 

 

 

A Pioneer's Pursuit

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Head and neck cancer resources on the AACR's Survivors and Advocates website 

NCI's head and neck cancer webpage 

 

 

Chew on This

"Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplementation and the Risk of Colorectal Cancer" and "Calcium Plus Vitamin D Supplementation and the Risk of Fractures," New England Journal of Medicine ; Vol. 354, No. 7; Feb. 16, 2006. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

"Low-Fat Dietary Pattern and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease," "Low-Fat Dietary Pattern and Risk of Colorectal Cancer" and "Low-Fat Dietary Pattern and Risk of Invasive Breast Cancer," Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 295, No. 6; Feb. 8, 2006. Available at www.jama.asm-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

WHI  

WHI participant website 

Office of Medical Applications of Research 

 

 

Know Your Rights

From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council of the National Academies; Nov. 7, 2005. Available at www.iom.edu

The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 

Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) 

Cancer Legal Resource Center 

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) 

CancerCare

 

 

Advocacy Action—Launching a Support Group

"How to Find a Support Group" on the AACR's Survivors and Advocates website

Support information and resources from the NCI 

 

 

Survivor Self-Portrait

The Creative Center