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About Breast Cancer

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

A community effort to gather a complete set of breastcancer resources on one site. Articles, pictures, news, forum, chat and hundred of links to related sites.

Brain Tumor Society

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

The Brain Tumor Society exists to find a cure for brain tumors. It strives to improve the quality of life of brain tumor patients and their families. It disseminates educational information and provides access to psycho-social support. It raises funds to advance carefully selected scientific research projects, improve clinical care and find a cure.Our Research MissionAggressively raise and grant funds to stimulate and support carefully selected basic scientific research projects.Our Education MissionTo help educate the medical community, patients and families about brain tumors; to raise public awareness; to facilitate early diagnosis and treatment, and to effect a cure.Our Support MissionThe Brain Tumor Society will be involved in support issues to help patients and families better deal with the catastrophic problem of a brain tumor.

Contact information: 
124 Watertown Street, Suite 3-H Watertown, MA fax: (617) 924-9998 info@tbts.org

Brain Tumor Society

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Mission StatementThe Brain Tumor Society exists to find a cure for brain tumors. It strives to improve the quality of life of brain tumor patients and their families. It disseminates educational information and provides access to psycho-social support. It raises funds to advance carefully selected scientific research projects, improve clinical care and find a cure.Our Research MissionAggressively raise and grant funds to stimulate and support carefully selected basic scientific research projects.Our Education MissionTo help educate the medical community, patients and families about brain tumors; to raise public awareness; to facilitate early diagnosis and treatment, and to effect a cure.Our Support MissionThe Brain Tumor Society will be involved in support issues to help patients and families better deal with the catastrophic problem of a brain tumor.

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It's Not About the Bike

Type: 
Book
Description: 

His Journey Back to Life

Source: 
G.P. Putnam's Sons- New York
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Lance Armstrong
Publish date: 
2000

Malta Association of Physiotherapy Students

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Comprehensive Physiotherapy-related website. with Extensive Resources and Links section.

Head First: The Biology of Hope

Type: 
Book
Description: 

The author shares stories from his 2nd career, at UCLA Medical School where he helped begin studies on the connection between a positive mental outlook and a positive medical outcome. He was often asked to see counsel with cancer patients. His take home advice: accept the diagnosis, but deny any pessimistic prognosis, because there are always patients who beat the odds- like he did.

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Colorectal Cancer Network

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Network of newly diagnosed and long term survivors and their caregivers providing support and advocacy.

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At Face Value: My Struggle With A Disfiguring Cancer

Type: 
Book
Description: 

I was a senior at the University of California at Berkeley. At the age of twenty, my life had been smooth sailing, seldom interrupted with adversity or difficulty. I was confident and not concerned much with my appearance. But out of nowhere, a lump had formed behind my right nostril. I had cancer. I fought it and survived. But after multiple surgeries and radiation treatment, I would discover that I hadn?t even begun to deal with what would become my greatest struggle for years to come ? the disfigurement that resulted from it.At Face Value explores the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual challenges that a disfiguring cancer brought to my life. It's a story about tragedy, obstacles, and ultimately, about triumph.At Face Value is a personal story that tells about the life I celebrated, but took for granted; the life I abhorred and tried to change; and the life that I treasured because it finally had meaning.

Source: 
Xlibris
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Terry Healey
Publish date: 
2001
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The Sarcoma Alliance

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Resources and information about all types of sarcomas.

Simple Abundance: A Daybook of Comfort and Joy

Type: 
Book
Description: 

If you don't think the way we live our lives have got us thus far. Here and in the now. This book has helped me to understand just how simple life is and that it is I who truly complicates things. It is the stresses in my life that have affected my intire being. I have been searching for a life and have found one, once again.

Source: 
Warner Brothers
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Sarah Ban Breathnach
Publish date: 
1995
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