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First Steps After Diagnosis of Cancer

• Innovative Treatment for Metastatic Cancers - Find a wealth of clinical information about a new therapeutic agent that may help cancer patients with distant metastasis.

•  The Cancer Patient's Workbook: Everything You Need to Stay Organized and Informed!

•  50 Essential Things To Do: When the Doctor Says It's Cancer.

•  Cancer Patients: Know Your Rights.

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The Cancer Information Network
Introduction
   
The diagnosis of cancer brings with them many questions and a need for clear, understandable answers. We hope this website will help. It provides information and useful internet links about different types of malignancy... 
Top 5 Featured Articles:

1. Understanding Prognosis and Cancer Statistics - answers the most important question, "What is my prognosis?"

2. Green Tea Does Not Provide Cancer Prevention -- Most of us has read about the cancer prevention function of green tea. However, a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine did not confirm such suggestion. 

3. Reducing the Risk of Prostate Cancer with Tomato Sauce -- Patients who ate at least two servings of tomato sauce each week may experience less risk of prostate cancer than those who ate tomato sauce only once a month.

4. NCI Statement on Mammography Screening -- A recent report in the scientific literature has reawakened debate about the value of screening mammograms. The NCI has carefully considered the issues raised in the article and makes the recommendation.

5. Financial Assistance  for Cancer Care - provides an extensive listing of resources available that may offer financial assistance to help cover costs of cancer care.

  The Cancer Patient's Workbook: Everything You Need to Stay Organized and Informed - "This book gave me hope and guidance, and was definitely a blessing to me especially in the first several weeks after my diagnosis of stage 4 kidney cancer.  I would recommend the Cancer Patient's Workbook to any one who has cancer."
Websites

American Cancer Society (ACS) - www.cancer.org 

National Cancer Institute (NCI) - www.cancer.gov

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - www.mskcc.org

M.D. Anderson Cancer Center - www.mdanderson.org

OncoLink of Univ. of Pennsylvania - www.oncolink.com

CancerGuide.org - www.cancerguide.org

CancerLinks.org Web - www.cancerlinks.org

International Union Against Cancer (UICC) - www.uicc.org


Cancer Care, Inc - www.cancercare.org

People Living w/ Cancer, An ASCO Website - www.oncology.com

 

Books


50 Essential Things To Do When The Doctor Says It's Cancer

Diagnosis Cancer:  Your Guide Through the First Few Months

The Cancer Patient's Workbook: Everything You Need to Stay Organized and Informed - "This book gave me hope and guidance, and was definitely a blessing to me especially in the first several weeks after my diagnosis of stage 4 kidney cancer.  I would recommend the Cancer Patient's Workbook to any one who has cancer."

After Cancer : A Guide to Your New Life

Living With Lung Cancer : A Guide for Patients and Their Families

The ABCs of Prostate Cancer : The Book That Could Save Your Life

The American Cancer Society: Prostate Cancer, revised edition

Be a Survivor : Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment

The Road Back to Health : Coping With the Emotional Aspects of Cancer  

Coping With Chemotherapy 

Centers

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Mass

Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Stanford University Hospital, Stanford, Calif.

University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, Wash.

University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illi.

UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, New York

Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Penn.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis

 
 
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1. Know What to Ask Your Doctor - Learn about a treatment option that works in a different way than traditional therapies.

2.Innovative Treat- ment for Metastatic Cancers - Find a wealth of clinical information about a new therapeutic agent that may help cancer patients with distant metastasis.

3.Living with cancer: A message of hope. by Anne Bancroft. (VHS 55 minutes).

4.Affirmations for Living beyond Cancer. by Bernie S. Siegel (VHS).

5.50 Essential Things To Do When the Doctor Says It's Cancer.
At Face Value: My Struggle With A Disfiguring Cancer - A cancer survivor's story by Terry Healey.  Terry was diagnosed with Fibrosarcoma in 1984.  He had extensive radiation treatment after "too many surgeries to count," and has been cancer free since 1986.

Cancer Support Group Mailing List - This is a mailing list for general cancer information, include lung cancer.

Financial Assistance  for Cancer Care - provides an extensive listing of resources available that may offer financial assistance to help cover costs of cancer care.
Top 10 Questions after Cancer Diagnosis - Virtual Hospital provides this informative lecture hitting all the major points about diagnosis and treatment.
  Ask a Physician - From Mayo Health - Do you have specific questions or concerns? Click here to ask a specialist, or browse frequently asked questions about cancer.
  Web casts - Alphacancer provides  discussions between leading health professionals on a particular topic.  Currently available topics include breast cancer and colon cancer.

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