Resources
CR Magazine: Collaberation – Results

Return to Table of Contents

Search
Search

By

Resources

We've provided resources for you to find more information about the stories in this issue.


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

 

Mixed Drinks, Mixed Messages
“Moderate Alcohol Intake and Cancer Incidence in Women,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; March 4, 2009; Vol. 101, No. 5. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Alcohol, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer: Treat with caution,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; March 4, 2009; Vol. 101, No. 5. Available at jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Functional Limitations, Socioeconomic Status, and All-Cause Mortality in Moderate Alcohol Drinkers,” Journal of the American Geriatrics Society; June 2009; Vol. 57, No. 6. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117995531/home or www.pubmed.gov

The Million Women Study: www.millionwomenstudy.org/introduction

Cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4759.aspx

NCI Cancer Trends Progress Report: Alcohol consumption: progressreport.cancer.gov/doc_detail.asp?pid=1&did=2007&chid=71&coid=706&mid=

 

The High End Cost of Cancer
“Health Care Costs in the Last Week of Life,” Archives of Internal Medicine; March 9, 2009; Vol. 169, No. 5. Available at www.archinternmed.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Racial and Ethnic Differences in End-of-Life Costs,” Archives of Internal Medicine; March 9, 2009; Vol. 169, No. 5. Available at www.archinternmed.com or www.pubmed.gov

NCI hospice fact sheet: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Support/hospice

 

Replacing the Pap Smear?
“HPV Screening for Cervical Cancer in Rural India,” New England Journal of Medicine; April 2, 2009; Vol. 360, No. 14. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“From India to the World—A better way to prevent cervical cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; April 2, 2009; Vol. 360, No. 14. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

HPV information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov/std/hpv

NCI's factsheet about HPV and cancer: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/risk/HPV

American Cancer Society's guidelines for the early detection of cancer: www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/PED_2_3X_ACS_Cancer_ Detection_Guidelines_36.asp?sitearea=PED

Cervical cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4261.aspx

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

American Cancer Society's frequently asked questions about HPV, cancer and HPV vaccines: www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_6x_FAQ_HPV_Vaccines.asp?sitearea=

 

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

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

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

 

In the Beginning
Cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4759.aspx

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center support programs: www.bidmc.org/CentersandDepartments/Departments/CancerCenter/ NewsEvents/CelebrationofLife/SupportPrograms.aspx

“How to Find a Support Group,” available at the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4749.aspx

NCI’s information about support for people with cancer: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/takingtime

“Coping With Physical and Emotional Changes,” by the American Cancer Society:  www.cancer.org/docroot/MBC/MBC_0.asp?sitearea=

 

Healing From Hiroshima’s Ashes
Legends and Legacies: Personal journeys of women physicians and scientists at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center by Elizabeth L. Travis

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center: www.mdanderson.org

Ritsuko Komaki webpage: faculty.mdanderson.org/Ritsuko_Komaki

Peace Memorial Park: www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/frame/Virtual_e/tour_e/guide1.html

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr

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

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

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

 

Up Close and Personal
“Journeying With Hope,” CR magazine; Vol. 4, No. 1; Spring 2009. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/spring 2009/Pages/JourneyingWithHope.aspx

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

“Coping With Cancer,” CR magazine; Vol. 3, No. 5; Fall 2008. Available at www.CRmagazine.org/archive/fall2008/Pages/CopingWithCancer.aspx

NCI’s palliative care educational materials webpage: www.cancer.gov/aboutnci/epeco

 

The Beat Lives On
Bob Marley: A Biography by David Moskowitz

Bob Marley: A Life by Gary Steckles

Catch a Fire by Timothy White

Words and Music of Bob Marley by David Moskowitz

The official Bob Marley website: www.bobmarley.com

“Major Response to Imatinib Mesylate in KIT-Mutated Melanoma,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; April 20, 2008; Vol. 26, No. 12. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

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

 

What Happens to a Donated Tumor?
“Who Owns Your Body? A patient’s perspective on Washington University v. Catalona,” Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics; Summer 2006; Vol. 34, No. 2. Available at www.jlme.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Who Owns Diagnostic Tissue Blocks?” Lab Medicine; February 2009; Vol. 40, No. 2. Available at labmed.ascpjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Rules for Donations to Tissue Banks—What next?” New England Journal of Medicine; Jan. 17, 2009; Vol. 358, No. 3. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

Office of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research: biospecimens.cancer.gov

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Tissue Bank at the Indiana University Simon Cancer Center: komentissuebank.iu.edu

South Texas Accelerated Research and Therapeutics (START): www.startthecure.com

Research Advocacy Network: www.researchadvocacy.org

 

Katia Fuso’s Special Tumor
European Cancer Observatory: eu-cancer.iarc.fr

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

Regina Elena Cancer Institute: www.ist-world.org/OrgUnitDetails.aspx?OrgUnitId=24ebcf64115645a1a06d2ef9aa22a6c1

“Human Mena Protein, a Serex-Defined Antigen Overexpressed in Breast Cancer Eliciting Both Humoral and CD8+ T-cell Immune Response,” International Journal of Cancer; Feb. 3, 2004; Vol. 109, No. 6. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/29331/home or www.pubmed.gov

 

Delivering Bad News
“Efficacy of Communication Skills Training for Giving Bad News and Discussing Transitions to Palliative Care,” Archives of Internal Medicine; March 12, 2007; Vol. 167, No. 5. Available at archinte.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Can 40 Seconds of Compassion Reduce Patient Anxiety?” Journal of Clinical Oncology; January 1999; Vol. 17, No. 1. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Oncologist Communication About Emotion During Visits With Patients With Advanced Cancer,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Dec. 20, 2007; Vol. 25, No. 36. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“What Are Terminally Ill Cancer Patients Told About Their Expected Deaths? A study of cancer physicians’ self-reports of prognosis disclosure,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Dec. 20, 2008; Vol. 26, No. 36. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

Oncotalk: depts.washington.edu/oncotalk

Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in your 20’s and 30’s by Kairol Rosenthal

 

Service With a Smile
NCI’s bladder cancer webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/bladder

Fox Chase Cancer Center: www.fccc.edu

Fox Chase Cancer Center's patient story about Elizabeth Cropper: www.fccc.edu/whyChoose/successStories/bladder/cropper.html

Ezekiel Baptist Church: www.ezekielbc.org

 

Paying For Cancer
Spending to Survive: Cancer patients confront holes in the health insurance system by the American Cancer Society and the Kaiser Family Foundation: www.kff.org/insurance/7851.cfm

At the Brink: Trends in America’s uninsured: www.rwjf.org/newsroom/product.jsp?id=40488

“How to Find Financial Aid and Advice,” available at the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4743.aspx

NCI’s financial assistance resources webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Support/financial-resources

 

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

 

Advocate Q&A: Advocacy in Ireland
Europa Donna Ireland: www.europadonnaireland.ie

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

ScientistSurvivor Program: www.aacr.org/home/survivors--advocates/scientistharr;survivor-program.aspx