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A History of Survival

“Familial Colorectal Cancer: A Genetics Treasure Trove For Medical Discovery,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 299, No. 21; June 4, 2008. Available at www.jama.com or www.pubmed.gov
 
“Family History and Survival After Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis,” Cancer; Vol. 112, No. 6; March 15, 2008. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28741/home or www.pubmed.gov

“Association of Family History with Cancer Recurrence and Survival Among Patients with Stage III Colon Cancer,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 299, No. 21; June 4, 2008. Available at www.jama.com 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 Profiling

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act: 2007-2008: www.genome.gov/24519851

“Prohibiting Genetic Discrimination,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 356, No. 20; May 17, 2007. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

National Human Genome Research Institute: www.genome.gov

 


Clues to Neuroblastoma

“Neuroblastoma—Linking a Common Allele to a Rare Disease,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 358, No. 24; June 12, 2008. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Chromosome 6p22 Locus Associated with Clinically Aggressive Neuroblastoma,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 358. No. 24; June 12, 2008. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

Brain cancer resources AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4224.aspx

Pediatric cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4271.aspx

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

 

Costly Care

“Evaluation of Trends in the Cost of Initial Cancer Treatment,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 100, No. 12; June 18, 2008. Available at www.jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

2008 Annual Report of the Boards of Trustees of the Federal Hospital Insurance and Federal Supplementary Medical Insurance Trust Funds: www.cms.hhs.gov/reportstrustfunds/downloads/tr2008.pdf

Medicare: www.medicare.gov

 

A Humbling Journey

Better Than Ever: www.azcc.arizona.edu/BTE

Arizona Cancer Center: www.azcc.arizona.edu

Mental Health America: www.nmha.org

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

 

Living With the Zebra

Multiple Myeloma Research Consortium: www.themmrc.org

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: www.multiplemyeloma.org

Myeloma cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4269.aspx

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

 

Caring for the Whole Person

The Human Side of Cancer, by Jimmie Holland and Sheldon Lewis

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

International Psycho-Oncology Society: www.ipos-society.org

American Psychosocial Oncology Society: www.apos-society.org

Cancer Care for the Whole Patient: Meeting psychosocial health needs. Available at www.iom.edu

Psycho-Oncology: www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/5807/home

 

Country Hospice

Iowa City Hospice: www.iowacityhospice.org

Hospice Foundation of America: www.hospicefoundation.org

Kidney cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4264.aspx

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

 

Folkman’s Foresight

Dr. Folkman's War: Angiogenesis and the struggle to defeat cancer, by Robert Cooke
 
“Targeting Cancer Through Its Roots,” CR magazine; Vol. 1, No. 3; Fall 2006. Available at: www.crmagazine.org/archive/Fall2006/Pages/TargetingCancerThroughItsRoots.aspx
 
“Taming Vessels to Treat Cancer,” Scientific American; Vol. 298, No. 1; January 2008. Available at www.sciam.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Normalization of Tumor Vasculature: An emerging concept in anti-angiogenic therapy,” Science; Vol. 307, No. 1; Jan. 7, 2005. Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Dr. Folkman’s Legacy––A life of angiogenesis research,” APMIS; Vol 116, No. 2; February 2008. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/117978595/home or www.pubmed.gov

Folkman laboratory: www.childrenshospital.org/cfapps/research/data_admin/Site336/mainpageS336P0.html

 

No Ordinary Life

Pediatric cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4271.aspx

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

“How to Find a Clinical Trial” on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4744.aspx

NCI’s clinical trials webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Information/clinical-trials

 

Take a Deep Breath

“Astragalus-Based Chinese Herbs and Platinum-Based Chemotherapy for Advanced Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer: Meta-analysis of randomized trials,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 24, No. 3; Jan. 3, 2006. Available at www.jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Randomized Controlled Trial of Yoga Among a Multiethnic Sample of Breast Cancer Patients: Effects on Quality of Life,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 25, No. 28; Oct. 1, 2007. Available at www.jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Medical Qigong for Cancer Patients: Pilot Study of Impact on Quality of Life, Side Effects of Treatment and Inflammation,” American Journal of Chinese Medicine; Vol. 36, No. 3; June, 2008. Available at www.worldscinet.com/ajcm/ajcm.shtml or www.pubmed.gov

“A Population-Based Study of Prevalence of Complementary Methods Use by Cancer Survivors: A report from the American Cancer Society’s studies of cancer survivors,” Cancer; Vol. 113, No. 5; Sept. 1, 2008. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28741/home or www.pubmed.gov

“Restorative Yoga for Women With Ovarian or Breast Cancer: Findings from a pilot study,” Journal of the Society for Integrative Oncology; Vol. 6, No. 2; Spring 2008. Available at www.bcdecker.com/productDetails.aspx?BJID=329 or www.pubmed.gov

“The Influences of Chan-Chuang Qi-Gong Therapy on Complete Blood Cell Counts in Breast Cancer Patients Treated With Chemotherapy,” Cancer Nursing; Vol. 29, No. 2; March/April 2006. Available at www.ovid.com/site/catalog/Journal/374.jsp or www.pubmed.gov

“Acupuncture for Pain and Dysfunction After Neck Dissection: Preliminary results of a randomized controlled trial,” presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008 annual meeting.

National Cancer Institute’s Office of Cancer Complementary and Alternative Medicine: www.cancer.gov/cam

National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: www.nccam.nih.gov

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine: www.osher.ucsf.edu

 

Coping With Cancer

Cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4731.aspx

Pastoral Care’s Annual Celebration at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (PDF file): www.uphs.upenn.edu/news/publications/HUPdate/files/HUPdate_2008_07_18.pdf

 

The Duke’s Final Showdown

John Wayne Cancer Institute: www.jwci.org

Internet Movie Database’s John Wayne webpage: www.imdb.com/name/nm0000078

The official John Wayne website: www.johnwayne.com

The Unofficial John Wayne Website: www.jwayne.com

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

American Cancer Society’s stomach cancer webpage: www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/CRI_2x.asp?sitearea=&dt=40

American Cancer Society Cancer Facts and Figures 2008: www.cancer.org/downloads/STT/2008CAFFfinalsecured.pdf