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Worth the Cost?
“Health and Economic Implications of HPV Vaccination in the United States,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 359, No. 8; Aug. 21, 2008. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Human Papillomavirus Vaccination — Reasons for Caution,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 359, No. 8; Aug. 21, 2008. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Cancer Vaccine is Far Too Expensive,” Frankfurter Rundschau; Oct. 7, 2008. Available at www.FR-online.de

“Researchers Question Wide Use of HPV Vaccines,” New York Times; Aug. 20, 2008. Available at www.nytimes.com

“Drug Makers’ Push Leads to Cancer Vaccines’ Rise,” New York Times; Aug. 20, 2008. Available at www.nytimes.com

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

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) HPV vaccine webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/hpv-vaccines

The American Cancer Society (ACS) HPV vaccine webpage: www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/content/CRI_2_6x_FAQ_HPV_Vaccines.asp

 

Race Matters
“Perceived Medical Discrimination and Cancer Screening Behaviors of Racial and Ethnic Minority Adults,” Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention; Vol. 17, No. 8; August 2008. Available at cebp.aacrjournals.org or www.pubmed.gov

Minority and special population resources on the AACR’s Survivors and Advocates website: www.aacr.org/page4268.aspx

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

NCI’s cancer screening webpage: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/screening

American Cancer Society (ACS) cancer screening guidelines: www.cancer.org/docroot/ped/content/
ped_2_3x_acs_cancer_detection_guidelines_36.asp

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) breast cancer screening guidelines: www.ahrq.gov/clinic/uspstf/uspsbrca.htm

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

Breast Cancer Action: www.bcaction.org or 1-877-2STOPBC (1-877-278-6722)

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

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

 

Cancer’s Complexities in the Brain and Pancreas
“Comprehensive Genomic Characterization Defines Human Glioblastoma Genes and Core Pathways,” Nature; Vol. 455, No. 7216; Oct. 23, 2008. Available at www.nature.com or www.pubmed.gov

“An Integrated Genomic Analysis of Human Glioblastoma Multiforme,” Science; Vol. 321, No. 5897; Sept. 26, 2008. Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Core Signaling Pathways in Human Pancreatic Cancers Revealed by Global Genomic Analyses,” Science; Vol. 321, No. 5897; Sept. 26, 2008. Available at www.sciencemag.org or www.pubmed.gov

The Cancer Genome Atlas: cancergenome.nih.gov

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

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

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

 

Separating Fact From Fiction
International Union Against Cancer’s population survey webpage: www.uicc.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=16481&Itemid=544

“UICC Population Survey of Cancer-Related Beliefs and Behaviours;” available at www.uicc.org/templates/uicc/pdf/survey/survey.pdf. Note: This link opens a PDF document.

 

Talking With Your Children
“Losing a Parent,” CR magazine; Vol. 2, No. 1; Winter 2007. Available at www.crmagazine.org/archive/Winter2007/Pages/LosingaParent.aspx

American Cancer Society’s children and cancer resources: www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/CRI_2_6x_Children_and_Cancer.asp

“When Your Parent Has Cancer: A guide for teens;” available from the NCI at www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/When-Your-Parent-Has-Cancer-Guide-for-Teens

“When Someone You Love is Being Treated for Cancer;” available from the NCI at www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/When-Someone-You-Love-Is-Treated

 

Kara in the Kitchen
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center: lombardi.georgetown.edu

The Next Step: Crossing the bridge to survivorship, by Karen Hennessy, Nabeel Arastu and Aziza Shad. Available at: lombardi.georgetown.edu/survivorship/pedshandbook/index.htm

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

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

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

Special Love for Children With Cancer / Camp Fantastic: www.speciallove.org

L’Academie de Cuisine: www.lacademie.com

 

Charting Her Course
Mayo Clinic in Rochester: www.mayoclinic.org/rochester

“Laparoscopic Colectomy for Cancer is Not Inferior to Open Surgery Based on 5-Year Data From the COST Study Group Trial,” Annals of Surgery; Vol. 246, No. 4; October 2007. Available at www.annalsofsurgery.com or www.pubmed.gov

“A Comparison of Laparoscopically Assisted and Open Colectomy for Colon Cancer,” New England Journal of Medicine; Vol. 350, No. 20; May 13, 2004. Available at www.nejm.org or www.pubmed.gov

 

Life After Preventive Mastectomy
“Decision Making Regarding Prophylactic Mastectomy: Stability of preferences and the impact of anticipated feelings of regret,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 26, No. 14; May 10, 2008. Available at www.jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Psychological Reactions, Quality of Life, and Body Image After Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy in Women At High Risk for Breast Cancer: A prospective 1-year follow-up study,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 26, No. 24; Aug. 20, 2008. Available at www.jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“A Lesser Evil: Prophylactic mastectomy for women at high risk for breast cancer,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 26, No. 24; Aug. 20, 2008. Available at www.jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Long-Term Satisfaction and Psychological and Social Function Following Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy,” Journal of the American Medical Association; Vol. 284, No. 3; July 19, 2000. Available at www.jama.com or www.pubmed.gov

“Satisfaction After Contralateral Prophylactic Mastectomy: The significance of mastectomy type, reconstructive complications, and body appearance,” Journal of Clinical Oncology; Vol. 23, No. 31, Nov. 1, 2005. Available at www.jco.ascopubs.org or www.pubmed.gov

“Support Needs and Acceptability of Psychological and Peer Consultation: Attitudes of 108 women who had undergone or were considering prophylactic mastectomy,” Pyscho-Oncology; Vol. 17, No. 8; August 2008. Available at www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/5807/home or www.pubmed.gov

Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE): www.facingourrisk.org or 1-866-288-RISK (1-866-288-7475)

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

 

An Unusual Collection of Cancers
“Public Requests for Cancer Cluster Investigations: A survey of state health departments,” American Journal of Public Health; Vol. 90, No. 8; August 2000. Available at www.ajph.org or www.pubmed.gov

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s McFarland study area information and fact sheets: yosemite.epa.gov/r9/sfund/r9sfdocw.nsf/3dec8b
a3252368428825742600743733/3bf8924a2a18ea
8588257007005e9465!OpenDocument

"Focus on Fallon: Cancer cluster confounds experts,” Las Vegas Review-Journal; Nov. 17, 2002. Available at reviewjournal.com

“Scientists Continue Probe of Fallon Cancer Clusters,” San Francisco Chronicle; Oct. 11, 2008. Available at www.sfgate.com

“Cancer Cluster: Tracking a killer in Nevada,” UCSF Today; March 9, 2007. Available at pub.ucsf.edu/today/news.php?news_id=200703082

American Cancer Society’s cancer clusters webpage: www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/PED_1_3x_Cancer_Clusters.asp?sitearea=PED

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: www.epa.gov

Information about the study of environmental health issues from the California Department of Public Health: www.communityhealthstudies.com

 

The Man Who Kept America Laughing
Sunday Nights at Seven, by Jack Benny and Joan Benny

Jack Benny, by Mary Livingstone Benny and Hilliard Marks

Jack Benny, by Irving A. Fein

National Pancreas Foundation: www.pancreasfoundation.org or 1-866-726-2737

Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research: www.lustgarten.org or 1-866-789-1000

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

NCI SEER data for pancreatic cancer: seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/pancreas.html

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

 

Mosaics of Meaning
American Psychosocial Oncology Society: www.apos-society.org

Association of Oncology Social Work: www.aosw.org
 
“Coping With Cancer,” CR magazine; Vol. 3, No. 5; Fall 2008. Available at www.crmagazine.org/archive/fall2008/Pages/CopingWithCancer.aspx

 

Shop Talk
Shop Talk Movement: cccr.sc.edu/outreach/Shop%20Talk/Shop%20Talk%20Movement%20Poster_44_x_36.pdf. Note: This link opens a PDF document.

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control: www.scdhec.net

University of South Carolina’s Center for Colon Cancer Research: cccr.sc.edu or 1-803-777-1231

Hair etc. www.myhairetcmag.com/hair

South Carolina Cancer Alliance: www.sccanceralliance.org or 1-866-745-5680

American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org

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

Prostate Net: www.prostate-online.com or 1-888-477-6763

Barbershop Initiative: www.prostate-online.com/barber.html