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The High Costs of Cancer Mortality
“Productivity Costs of Cancer Mortality in the United States: 2000–2020,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 100, No. 24; Dec. 17, 2008. Available at www.jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“How Should We Value Lives Lost to Cancer?” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 100, No. 24; Dec. 17, 2008. Available at www.jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Estimates and Projections of Value of Life Lost From Cancer Deaths in the United States,” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 100, No. 24; Dec. 17, 2008. Available at www.jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

American Cancer Society’s lung cancer statistics webpage: www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_4_1x_What_Are_the_Key_Statistics_About_Lung_Cancer_15.asp

NCI's annual plan and budget proposal: plan.cancer.gov

 

Survivorship Planning
OncoLink: www.oncolink.org

Lance Armstrong Foundation: www.livestrong.org

From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition:
www.iom.edu/?id=31512

Journey Forward: journeyforward.org

 

Half-Baked Tanning Laws
“Indoor Tanning Use Among Adolescents in the U.S., 1998 to 2004,” Cancer; Vol. 115, No. 1; Jan. 1, 2009. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28741/home or www.pubmed.gov

Skin Cancer Foundation: www.skincancer.org

Go With Your Own Glow video: www.skincancer.org/gwyog-video.html

Skin cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page5229.aspx

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

 

Gut Check
“Association of Colonoscopy and Death From Colorectal Cancer,” Annals of Internal Medicine; Vol. 150, No. 1; Jan. 6, 2009. Available at www.annals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“How Much Does Colonoscopy Reduce Colon Cancer Mortality?” Annals of Internal Medicine; Vol. 150, No. 1; Jan. 6, 2009. Available at www.annals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Prevalence of Nonpolypoid (Flat and Depressed) Colorectal Neoplasms in Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Adults,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 299, No. 9; March 5, 2008. Available at jama.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

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force's colorectal cancer screening guidelines: www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstf/uspscolo.htm

 

Quiet Saturdays
Solving Kids' Cancer: www.kidcancer.org

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

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

 

Life Behind the Lens
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

Survivor Alert: www.survivoralert.org

A Lion in the House: www.lioninthehouse.com

Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: www.cincinnatichildrens.org

STAR Survivorship Program at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center: www.cancer.northwestern.edu/star/index.cfm

 

Journeying With Hope
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

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

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

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

Pancreatic cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4270.aspx

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

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

Testicular cancer resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page13266.aspx

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

Thyroid resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page11147.aspx

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

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

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

 

Personalized Medicine
Biological Basis of Geriatric Oncology, by Lodovico Balducci and Martine Extermann

Moffitt Cancer Center: www.moffitt.org

International Society of Geriatric Oncology: +41 22 366 9106  or www.cancerworld.org/CancerWorld/home.aspx?id_stato=1&id_sito=3 

 

An Imperfect Substitute
“Biomarkers, Surrogate End Points, and the Acceleration of Drug Development for Cancer Prevention and Treatment: An update prologue,” Clinical Cancer Research; Vol. 10, No. 11; June 1, 2004. Available at clincancerres.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Surrogate Endpoints: Wishful thinking or reality?” Journal of the National Cancer Institute; Vol. 98, No. 8; April 19, 2006. Available at www.jnci.oxfordjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Surrogate Endpoints and FDA’s Accelerated Approval Process,” Health Affairs; Vol. 24, No. 1; January/February 2008. Available at content.healthaffairs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Endpoints for Assessing Drug Activity in Clinical Trials,” The Oncologist, Vol. 13, No. 4; April 2008. Available at www.theoncologist.com or www.pubmed.gov

FDA Public Workshop on Brain Tumor Clinical Trial Endpoints (PDF file): www.fda.gov/cder/drug/cancer_ endpoints/ brain_ background.pdf

FDA Public Workshop on Clinical Trial Endpoints in Prostate Cancer (PDF file): www.fda.gov/cder/drug/ cancer_ endpoints/ ProstateTranscript1.pdf

U.S. Food and Drug Administration: www.fda.gov

Office of Oncology Drug Products: www.fda.gov/cder/Offices/OODP/default.htm

NCI’s clinical trials webpage: www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials

Friends of Cancer Research: www.focr.org


The Accidental Medical Tourist
Patients Beyond Borders, by Josef Woodman

Joint Commission International: www.jointcommissioninternational.org

International Medical Travel Association: www.intlmta.org/web/imta/home

Medical Tourism Association: www.medicaltourismassociation.com

American Medical Association Medical Tourism Guidelines (PDF file): www.ama-assn.org/ama1/pub/upload/mm/31/medicaltourism.pdf

Apollo Hospitals: www.apollohospitals.com

Pacific Cancer Centre: pacificcancercentre.com

 

America’s Funny Girl
It’s Always Something, by Gilda Radner

Gilda’s Disease, by M. Steven Piver and Gene Wilder

Kiss Me Like a Stranger, by Gene Wilder

Gilda’s Club: www.gildasclub.org

The Wellness Community: www.thewellnesscommunity.org

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

The Gilda Radner Familial Ovarian Cancer Registry: ovariancancer.com

Gynecologic Cancer Foundation: www.thegcf.org

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance: www.ovariancancer.org

Gilda Radner Cancer Detection Program: www.csmc.edu/2105.html


Weighty Matters
“Body Mass Index and Risk of Ovarian Cancer,” Cancer; Vol. 115, No. 4; Feb. 15, 2009. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/28741/home or www.pubmed.gov

“Overweight, Obesity and Mortality from Cancer in a Prospectively Studied Cohort of U.S. Adults,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 348, No. 17; April 24, 2003. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

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