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Relative Risk

American Cancer Society's "Cancer Facts & Figures for African-Americans 2007-2008.” Available at www.cancer.org/docroot/STT/stt_0.asp

“Colonoscopy Screening in African-Americans and Whites With Affected First-Degree Relatives,” Archives of Internal Medicine; Vol. 168, No. 6; March 24, 2008. Available at archinte.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

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

Genetic Link to Lung Cancer

“A Susceptibility Locus for Lung Cancer Maps to Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Subunit Genes on 15q25,” Nature; Vol. 452, No. 7187; April 3, 2008. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“A Variant Associated With Nicotine Dependence, Lung Cancer and Peripheral Arterial Disease,” Nature; Vol. 452, No. 7187; April 3, 2008. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Genome-Wide Association Scan of Tag SNPs Identifies a Susceptibility Locus for Lung Cancer at 15q25.1,” Nature Genetics; Vol. 40, No. 5; May 2008. Available at www.nature.com/ng or www.pubmed.gov

“Lung Carcinoma in Former Smokers,” Cancer; Vol. 78, No. 5; Sept. 1, 1996. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/home or www.pubmed.gov

Lung cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4244.aspx

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

Underinsured Means Unprotected

“Association of Insurance Status and Ethnicity With Cancer Stage at Diagnosis for 12 Cancer Sites: A retrospective analysis,” The Lancet Oncology; Vol. 9, No. 3; March 2008. Available at www.thelancet.com/journals/lanonc or www.pubmed.gov

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

Lessons From Africa

Princess Nikky Breast Cancer Foundation: nikkybcfoundation@yahoo.com

African Organisation for Research and Training in Cancer: www.aortic.org/index2.html

American Cancer Society's "Global Cancer Facts & Figures 2007." Available at www.cancer.org/docroot/STT/content/STT_1x_Global_Cancer_Facts_and_Figures_2007.asp

Watchfully Waiting

“A First-Generation Multiplex Biomarker Analysis of Urine for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer,” Cancer Research; Vol. 68, No. 3; Feb. 1, 2008. Available at cancerres.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“EPCA-2: A Highly Specific Serum Marker for Prostate Cancer,” Urology; Vol. 69, No. 4; April 2007. Available at www.goldjournal.net or www.pubmed.gov

Prostate cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page13264.aspx

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

A Universal Struggle

King Hussein Cancer Center: www.khcc.jo

Middle East Cancer Consortium: mecc.cancer.gov

Rambam Medical Center: www.rambam.org.il/Home+Page

St. Joseph University School of Medicine: www.usj.edu.lb

American Cancer Society's "Global Cancer Facts & Figures 2007.” Available at www.cancer.org/docroot/STT/content/STT_1x_Global_Cancer_Facts_and_Figures_2007.asp

Close to Home

Tyler Jacks’ Lab: web.mit.edu/jacks-lab

Salk Institute for Biological Studies: www.salk.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

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

Catching Cancer

“An Introduction to Viruses and Cancer,” Microbiology Today; August 2005. Available at www.socgenmicrobiol.org.uk/pubs/micro_today

“The Discovery of the First Human Retrovirus: HTLV-1 and HTLV-2,” Retrovirology; Vol. 2, No. 17; March 2, 2005. Available at www.retrovirology.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Peyton Rous: Father of the tumor virus,” The Journal of Experimental Medicine; Vol. 201, No. 3; Feb. 7, 2005. Available at www.jem.org or www.pubmed.gov

“A Veterinary Twist on Pathogen Biology,” PLoS Pathogenes; Vol. 3, No. 2; February 2007. Available at www.plospathogens.org/home.action or www.pubmed.gov

“Peyton Rous: Homage and appraisal,” The FASEB Journal; Vol. 10, No. 13; November 1996. Available at www.fasebj.org or www.pubmed.gov

Father Hardin's Healing Role

Martin University: www.martin.edu

Prostate cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page13264.aspx

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

Preparing for the Road Ahead

American Cancer Society's "Cancer Facts & Figures 2008.” Available at www.cancer.org/docroot/STT/content/STT_1x_Cancer_Facts_and_Figures_2008.asp

“Cardiovascular Disease as a Long-Term Complication of Treatment for Testicular Cancer,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 21, No. 8; April 15, 2003. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Long-Term and Late Effects of Treatment for Childhood Leukemia or Lymphoma.” The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Available at www.leukemia-lymphoma.org/all_mat_req_index.adp?b_type=25&item_id=11227

Multiple Primary Cancers: An Overview of the National Cancer Institute’s Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results Program, by Lois B. Travis. Available at edbook.ascopubs.org/cgi/content/abstract/2008/1/413

“What are the Key Statistics for Breast Cancer?” American Cancer Society. Available at www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_4_1X_What_are_the_key_statistics_for_breast_cancer_5.asp

NCI’s Childhood Cancers: Questions and Answers Factsheet: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/sites-types/childhood

The Lance Armstrong Foundation: www.livestrong.org or 1-866-467-7205

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society: www.leukemia-lymphoma.org or 1-800-955-4572

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

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

A Life Under the Radar

Lindbergh, by A. Scott Berg

The Spirit of St. Louis, by Charles Lindbergh

Forward From Here: Leaving middle age—and other unexpected adventures, by Reeve Lindbergh

Under a Wing: A memoir, by Reeve Lindbergh

“But Enough About Them,” New York Times; April 17, 2008. Available at www.nytimes.com

“The Chemotherapy of Hodgkin’s Disease: Past experiences and future directions,” Cancer; Vol. 42, No. 2; August 1978. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com or www.pubmed.gov

“The Place of Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Hodgkin’s Disease,” Cancer; Vol. 42, No. 2; August 1978. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com or www.pubmed.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 Hodgkin lymphoma webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/hodgkinslymphoma

Taking Treatment Home

“Oral Chemotherapy Safety Practices at U.S. Cancer Centres: Questionnaire survey,” BMJ; Vol. 334, No. 7590; Feb. 24, 2007. Available at www.bmj.com or www.pubmed.gov

“As Oral Cancer Drugs Gain, Dosage Problems Grow,” Boston Globe; Feb. 4, 2007. Available at www.boston.com

Cancerblog

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