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The Big Issue

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

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network: www.acscan.org


A Prostate Cancer Prevention Pill Looks Safer

“The Influence of Finasteride on the Development of Prostate Cancer,” The New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 349, No. 3; July 17, 2003. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“The Prevention of Prostate Cancer—The Dilemma Continues,” The New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 349, No. 3; July 17, 2003. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

Prostate cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4215.aspx

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


Control Freaks

“Tumour Invasion and Metastasis Initiated by MicroRNA-10b in Breast Cancer,” Nature; Vol. 449, No. 7163; Oct. 11, 2007. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Micromanagement of Metastasis,” Nature; Vol. 449, No. 7163; Oct. 11, 2007. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov


Martin Abeloff Remembered

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins: www.hopkinskimmelcancercenter.org

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


On the Run

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

The official Christopher Cross website: www.christophercross.com


Survivorship, Your Way

CancerCare: www.cancercare.org or 1-800-813-HOPE (1-800-813-4673)

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

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship: www.canceradvocacy.org or 1-877-622-7937

The Wellness Community: www.thewellnesscommunity.org or 1-888-793-WELL (1-888-793-9355)


Snuffing Out Smoking

“Similar Exposure to a Tobacco-Specific Carcinogen in Smokeless Tobacco Users and Cigarette Smokers,” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention; Vol. 16, No. 8; August 2007. Available at cebp.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Under the Radar: Smokeless Tobacco Advertising in Magazines With Substantial Youth Readership,” American Journal of Public Health; Vol. 97, No. 8; August 2007. Available at www.ajph.org or www.pubmed.gov


An Advocate Finds His Community

Kidney Cancer Association: www.kidneycancer.org or 1-800-850-9132

Kidney cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page11143.aspx

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


A Tiny Technology Takes on Cancer

NCI Alliance for Nanotechnology in Cancer: nano.cancer.gov

"Targeted Nanoparticle-Aptamer Bioconjugates For Cancer Chemotherapy In Vivo,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America; Vol. 103, No. 16; April 18, 2006. Available at www.pnas.org or www.pubmed.gov

“DNA-Encoded Antibody Libraries: A Unified Platform for Multiplexed Cell Sorting and Detection of Genes and Proteins,” Journal of the American Chemical Society; Vol. 129, No.7; Feb. 21, 2007. Available at pubs.acs.org/journals/jacsat or www.pubmed.gov

“Methotrexate-Immobilized Poly(ethylene glycol) Magnetic Nanoparticles for MR Imaging and Drug Delivery,” Small; Vol. 2, No. 6; June 2006. Available at www.small-journal.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Paclitaxel and Ceramide Co-Administration in Biodegradable Polymeric Nanoparticulate Delivery System to Overcome Drug Resistance in Ovarian Cancer,” International Journal of Cancer; Vol. 121, No. 8; Oct. 15, 2007. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/29331/home or www.pubmed.gov

"Nanotechnology in Cancer Therapeutics: Bioconjugated Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery,” Molecular Cancer Therapeutics, Vol. 5, No. 8; August 2006. Available at mct.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

"Optical and MRI Multifunctional Nanoprobe for Targeting Gliomas," Nano Letters, Vol. 5, No. 6, June 2005. Available at pubs.acs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Folic Acid-PEG Conjugated Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles for Targeted Cellular Uptake and Detection by MRI,” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, Vol. 78A, No. 3, May 30, 2006. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com or at www.pubmed.gov

 

The Cancer Man’s Cancer

Sarcoma resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4272.aspx

NCI’s Ewing tumors webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ewings

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

The American Association for Cancer Research: www.aacr.org or 1-215-440-9300

The American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org or 1-866-228-4327

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center: www.mskcc.org

 

Campaigning Against Cancer

Livestrong Presidential Cancer Forum: www.livestrong.org/site/c.khLXK1PxHmF/b.3256473/k.685C/Presidential_Cancer_Forum.htm

Lance Armstrong Foundation: www.laf.org or 1-512-236-8820


Investing in the Future

National Cancer Institute: www.cancer.gov

National Institutes of Health: www.nih.gov

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: www.dana-farber.org

Roswell Park Cancer Institute: www.roswellpark.org

Salk Institute: www.salk.edu

Stanford University Medical Center: www.stanford.edu/home/medcenter

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine: www.med.upenn.edu

Wake Forest University School of Medicine: www1.wfubmc.edu/school

 

Sexuality After Cancer

Intimacy After Cancer: A Woman’s Guide, by Sally Kydd and Dana Rowett

His Prostate and Me—A Couple Deals with Prostate Cancer
, by Desiree Lyon Howe

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center’s sexual health webpage: www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/19405.cfm

 

In It Together

“Living With Prostate Cancer: Patients’ and Spouses’ Psychosocial Status and Quality of Life,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 25, No. 27; Sept. 20, 2007. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Prostate Cancer Quality of Life: Beyond Initial Treatment and the Patient,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 25, No. 27; Sept. 20, 2007. Available at jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

 

Cancerblog

Ovarian cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4233.aspx

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

Endometrial cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4259.aspx

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