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New Genetic Twist in Cancer and Aging

“Increasing p16INK4a Expression Decreases Forebrain Progenitors and Neurogenesis During Ageing,” Nature; Vol. 443, No. 7110; Sept. 28, 2006. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Ageing: Balancing Regeneration and Cancer,” Nature; Vol. 443, No. 7110; Sept. 28, 2006. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Stem-Cell Ageing Modified by the Cyclin-Dependent Kinase Inhibitor p16INK4a,” Nature; Vol. 443, No. 7110; Sept. 28, 2006. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“p16INK4a Induces an Age-Dependent Decline in Islet Regenerative Potential,” Nature; Vol. 443, No. 7110; Sept. 28, 2006. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov


The Prostate Paradox

“Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease During Androgen Deprivation Therapy for Prostate Cancer,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 24, No. 27; Sept. 20, 2006. Available at www.jco.org or www.pubmed.gov

The National Prostate Cancer Coalition: www.fightprostatecancer.org or 1-888-245-9455

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

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


The NCI’s New Director

The NCI: www.cancer.gov


A Menu of Mutations

“The Consensus Coding Sequences of Human Breast and Colorectal Cancers,” Science; Vol. 314, No. 5797; Oct. 13, 2006. Available at www.sciencexpress.org or www.pubmed.gov

The NCI’s Cancer Genome Atlas website: cancergenome.nih.gov


The Darker Side of Tanning Beds

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

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

American Academy of Dermatology: www.aad.org or 1-866-503-SKIN (1-866-503-7546)


The Drug Debate

Abigail Alliance for Better Access to Developmental Drugs: abigail-alliance.org

The Marti Nelson Cancer Foundation: www.canceractionnow.org

The FDA webpage on early and expanded access: www.fda.gov/cdrh/devadvice/ide/early.shtml

 

My Cancer Crash Course

National Family Caregivers Association: www.thefamilycaregiver.org 

National Alliance for Caregiving: www.caregiving.org


Getting the Word Out

Deaths from Smoking: www.deathsfromsmoking.net

World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: www.who.int/tobacco/framework/en

Cancer Patients’ Aid Association: www.cpaaindia.org or phone: +91 22 2492 4000

Alliance for Tobacco Control (ACT): www.actbr.org.br

American Cancer Society guide to quitting smoking: www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/PED_10_13X_Guide_for_Quitting_Smoking.asp


Rethinking Race

“Cancer Disparities by Race/Ethnicity and Socioeconomic Status,” CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians; Vol. 54, No. 2; March 2004. Available at caonline.amcancersoc.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Race, Breast Cancer Subtypes, and Survival in the Carolina Breast Cancer Study,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 295, No. 21; June 7, 2006. Available at www.jama.com or at www.pubmed.gov

“Making Cancer Health Disparities History: Report of the Trans-HHS Cancer Health Disparities Progress Review Group,” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, March 2004. Available at www.hhs.gov/chdprg/pdf/chdprg.pdf

Intercultural Cancer Coalition: iccnetwork.org or 1-713-798-4617

Minority and special populations cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/survivorsandadvocates


When Tumor Cells Travel

“A Progression Puzzle,” Nature; Vol. 418, No. 6900; Aug. 22, 2002. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Metastasis Predictive Signature Profiles Pre-Exist in Normal Tissues,” Clinical and Experimental Metastasis; Vol. 22, No. 7; November 2005. Available at www.springer.com or www.pubmed.gov

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

NCI’s metastasis fact sheet: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Sites-Types/metastatic


A Maverick Musician’s Complex Cancer

“Detection of Life-Threatening Prostate Cancer With Prostate-Specific Antigen Velocity During a Window of Curability,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 98, No. 21; Nov. 1, 2006. Available at jncicancerspectrum.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov 

“Prostate-Specific Antigen and Prostate Cancer Prognosis,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 98, No. 21; Nov. 1, 2006. Available at jncicancerspectrum.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

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


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


The official Frank Zappa website: www.zappa.com


The Real Frank Zappa Book by Frank Zappa and Peter Occhiogrosso


The Sisterhood of Survivorship

Breast cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/survivorsandadvocates

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


Community Service

Elmer Huerta’s website: www.whcenter.org/body.cfm?id=556115

Consultario Comunitario: www.prevencion.org


Remission Impossible?

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN): www.pancan.org or 1-877-272-6226

Pancreatic cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/survivorsandadvocates

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

Translational Genomics Research Institute: www.tgen.org


Vulnerable and Needing Support, Too

“Caregiving as a Risk Factor for Mortality,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 282, No. 23; Dec. 15, 1999. Available at jama.ama-assn.org or www.pubmed.gov


Cancerblog

Ovarian cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/survivorsandadvocates

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


Hazen Kennedy

Gifts to the Hearts for Hazen fund will support a memorial project in honor of Hazen Kennedy. Donations should be made to Hearts for Hazen, in care of St. Malachy’s Church, 239 West 49th Street, New York, NY 10019.