The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) is an independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1973. Services include over 20 publications which address brain tumors, their treatment, and coping with the disease; these publications are written in easy-to-understand language. Our materials address brain tumors in all age groups. Our award-winning Internet site provides a sampling of our literature and links to brain tumor related web sites.
The National Partnership for Women Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.
Lungcancer.org is the official Web site of It's Time to Focus on Lung Cancer. Established in the Fall of 2000 by a group of nonprofit organizations, this lung cancer awareness campaign is dedicated to improving care for those with lung cancer by disseminating up-to-date and accurate information that encourages early diagnosis; shares developments in screening and treatment; and offers support to lung cancer patients and their loved ones.
Information on tobacco-caused disease with a heavy emphasis on lung cancer.
cancerpage.com is an education website written in plain English and offering cancer patients and their loved ones information and tools that will help them in their battle against cancer. Fourty-six different types of cancer are discussed in depth. Various features are designed to empower patients such as Ask Our RN, offering email contact with an experienced oncology nurse; up-to-the-minute news about developments in cancer research and policy matters; specialized information centers focusing on the many issues facing cancer patients; chatrooms moderated by cancer survivors; book reviews to help patients identify valuable published resources; and personalization tools such as a journal, calendar and address book. cancerpage.com is a free service of LifeMetrix, Inc.,an industry leader in cancer disease management and web-based solutions for health care.
An open, freely searchable, listing of first-hand accounts by cancer patients and their loved ones and caregivers. Most people leave theire email address so it has become a nexus for contacting one another.
A County program to assist elderly and disabled with nourishing meals. They deliver 7 meals one time per week (frozen dinners)for those who cannot get out or live too far away from their facility, at a cost of $2.00 per meal, or meals are served hot daily at their facility.
This is the story of a survivor and a doctor who works with complementary therapy for survivors. First, it is an inspiration, second, it gives great visualization exercises for anyone going through treatment.
Oncology nursing from a patient's point of view
Staying Abreast, Rehabilitation Exercises for Breast Cancer Surgery, is a newly released, color illustrated, eleven-program exercise workbook by Medical Exercise Specialist, Annie Toglia.Available exclusively at www.stayingabreast.com, the book has been scientifically designed and chronologically formatted for short-term as well as long-term recovery from various breast surgeries, reconstruction, and adjuvant treatments. There are samplings of text and exercises posted on the site, which are representative of the extensive, detailed material presented in the 111-page book.