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Kidney Cancer Warriors Resource Blog

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

The Kidney Cancer Warriors Resource Blog is a an initiative by kidney cancer patients and their loved one to bring kidney cancer to the forefront by sharing the personal stories of the kidney cancer patients and their loved ones. We truly believe that the general public does not feel a personal attachment to an illness unless they can put a name, a face, and a story to that illness. Additionally, on the blog we share a great deal of information regarding the medications, side effects, and possible remedies for those side effects. As well as excellent sites to find valuable information about kidney cancer, financial assistance, support, links to kidney cancer patients personal blogs, etc.

The Kidney Cancer Warriors also has a support group on facebook which can be found at the following link:

http://www.facebook.com/kidneycancerwarriors

Additionally, we have an open live chat room scheduled every Monday thru Friday, 7p to 10p EDT
In all honesty, this is the place where we are able to truly get to know one another, share our concerns, vent, celebrate, laugh and cry together. It's here where we truly become family. If you've never been to chat, we do invite you to join us. Open to all kidney cancer patients and their loved ones.

http://www.chatroll.com/kidney-cancer

And the Resource Blog can be found at the following link:
http://www.kcwresource.blogspot.com

The Kidney Cancer Warriors Memorial Blog:
http://www.kidneycancerwarriorsmemorial.blogspot.com

The Warriors With Wings Blog:
http://www.warriorswithwings.blogspot.com

We hope that if you or a loved one has kidney cancer that you will join us in chat, on facebook, visit our blog, etc. We truly believe that no one understands what a kidney cancer patient and / or their loved ones are going through except someone else who is also on the kidney cancer roller coaster! We there for you to share your journey, our experiences, to laugh and cry together, to rejoice and celebrate, and to grieve together. We are the Kidney Cancer Warriors and We Are Family ~ a circle of love!

Guide to Surviving Prostate Cancer by Dr Patrick Walsh

Type: 
Book
Description: 

A very comprehensive book explaining PC from a Dr's point of view along with a good amount of data supporting information.

Up To Date

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

cancer info

MedlinePlus

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

This is the consumer health information site from the National Library of Medicine.

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www.throatcancersurvivor.co.uk

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Website covering my book about the cnacer tretament, which was entitled 'Bangers & Mash' as thta was the first mouthful of solid food I had after six weeks of not being abke to eat due to theh radiotherapy.
Being a photographer I took the camera into hospital so it also illustrates exactly what cancer treatment looks like.

Contact information: 
My email is keith@keithhern.com
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Keith Hern
Publish date: 
Book was published in late October 2007.

Happy Huggers, Women's Support Group

Type: 
Support groups
Description: 

CELEBRATING OUR 20TH YEAR

WOMEN’S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP

HAPPY HUGGERS

JOIN OTHER SURVIVORS AND CAREGIVERS IN THE JOURNEY OF HOPE
ENJOY THE FUN TIMES, DISCUSSIONS,
POT LUCKS, LUNCHEONS.
HEAR PROFESSIONAL SPEAKERS ON A VARIETY OF SUBJECTS.
SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS, NEEDS AND IDEAS.

WHEN? 2ND TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH
TIME? 3:00 TO 4:30 PM
WHERE? PINE SHADOWS CLUBHOUSE
2050 STATE ROUTE 89A, COTTONWOOD, ARIZONA

Contact information: 
Call 928-634-4161 Email dorothy.conners@gmail.com
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Dorothy Conners

Astrocytoma - Grade III and IV Disability Allowances

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Faced with the reality of an unprecedented backlog of 2.8 million claims in 2009, and longer wait times for applicants, the Social Security Administration (SSA) rolled out its Compassionate Allowances program in October 2008 in an effort to provide benefits quickly to applicants whose medical conditions are so serious that their conditions obviously meet disability standards.

A modest 50 conditions—25 rare diseases and 25 cancers—were selected for the initiative’s rollout, and 38 new diseases were recently added.

Source: 
www.allsup.com
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
SSA
Publish date: 
2010

Nutrition: Cause and Treatment for Chronic Diseases

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

This website shows how lifestyle is both the primary cause and the basic remedy for degenerative chronic diseases, including cancer, osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes. The following four aspects are highlighted:

1) According to nutritionists, the main common cause of chronic diseases appears to be
acidosis or body over-acidity. This condition produces a progressive deterioration of our metabolism, our physiology and our immune system, which are the essential functions that sustain health and life itself. This deterioration is a general condition, reason why degenerative diseases never come alone.

2) Our modern lifestyle appears to be the major cause of acidosis and ultimately of most degenerative diseases. This lifestyle is characterized by a lack of physical activities, a too stressful emotional and physical environment and an acidic diet.

3) A healthy lifestyle, with physical exercises, less stresses and a balanced alkaline diet, empowers our body to successfully prevent diseases and heal itself with or without prescription medications.

4) The website focuses particularly on nutrition and health. Nutritional plans with alkaline diet and supplements are suggested.

Altichealthprevention.com suggests to patients with cancer and to cancer survivors to adopt the healthy lifestyle described above. That will allow the body to better fight the disease and to increase the effectiveness of the medications prescribed by the physicians.

Contact information: 
dan-a@altichealthprevention.com (Dan Altic)
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Dan Altic
Publish date: 
February 2007

Support Groups for Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

Type: 
Support groups
Description: 

http://www.mpdchat.com/
and
MPD-NET@LISTSERV.ACOR.ORG

Contact information: 
MPDCHAT, Judy Cuckston (co-list-owner) MPD-NET, Ian Sweet (co-list-owner)

Oral cancer information RSS FREE news feed

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

OCF maintains a FREE news feed that is updated daily with articles about oral cancer from the highly scientific to human interest gleaned from thousands of sources around the world. It will keep you knowing what is currently happening related to your disease. http://oralcancerfoundation.org/news/index.asp

Contact information: 
The Oral Cancer Foundation, an IRS registered 501c3 national non-profit charity 3419 Via Lido #205 Newport Beach, CA 92663
Publish date: 
This has been an active daily news feed since 2001
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