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Angel Flight Central

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

Angel Flight Central's mission is to serve people in need by arranging charitable flights for access to health care and for other humanitarian purposes.

Contact information: 
Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport 10 Richards Road Kansas City MO 64116 phone: 1-877-621-7177 wings@angelflightcentral.org
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Poem, Slow Dance

Type: 
Book
Description: 

SLOW DANCE

Have you ever watched kids

On a merry-go-round?

Or listened to the rain

Slapping on the ground?

Ever followed a butterfly's erratic flight?

Or gazed at the sun into the fading night?

You better slow down.

Don't dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won't last.

Do you run through each day

On the fly?

When you ask How are you?

Do you hear the reply?

When the day is done
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Do you lie in your bed

With the next hundred chores

Running through your head?

You'd better slow down

Don't dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won't last.

Ever told your child,

We'll do it tomorrow?

And in your haste,

Not see his sorrow?

Ever lost touch,

Let a good friendship die

Cause you never had time

To call and say,"Hi"

You'd better slow down.

Don't dance so fast.

Time is short.

The music won't last.

When you run so fast to get somewhere

You miss half the fun of getting there

When you worry and hurry through your day,

It is like an unopened gift....

Thrown away.

Life is not a race.

Do take it slower

Hear the music

Before the song is over.

Source: 
Girl
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Terminally ill girl in hospital
Publish date: 
Oct 07
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What does fishing have to do with cancer?

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

We have dedicated a portion of our family website, under the UPDATES link, to telling the inspirational story of John's relationship with life, fishing, friends, family and. . .oh, yeah, lung cancer. His is a love story in the deepest sense of the word.

Cancer can teach us that we don't always have control of the outcome, but we always have control of how we choose to embrace each moment of our lives. John embraced every day of his life with enthusiasm, humor, and an open, generous heart. His example lifted caregivers and medical professionals, and everyone else in his life, to a place where they could become their best selves.

We would like to share his story with anyone who is facing the uncertainties of a cancer diagnosis and with it comes our sincere well wishes for you on your own journey.

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Texotere

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Patient Information Leaflet
Questions and Answers About Taxotere

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I'd Rather Do Chemo Than Clean Out the Garage

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Great book to help you live with, work against and improve your attitude about cancer.

Source: 
Brown Books
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Fran Di Giacomo
Publish date: 
2003
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Blog to check out

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

a blog documenting radiation treatments and thoughts about it

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Hope Garden | BSD Medical

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

An on-line "garden" where you can plant a virtual flower and label it with someone's name and a message of hope. And while you're there, take a look around at other flowers nearby and maybe "water" some by selecting a message from a list.

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One Bite at a Time; Nourishing Recipes for Cancer Survivors and Their Friends

Type: 
Book
Description: 

This is a geat book with wonderful healthy yummy recipes , great writings and health charts for cancer patients and survivors. Check it out!

Source: 
Celestial Arts
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Rebecca Katz with Marsha Tomassi and Mat Edelson
Publish date: 
2004
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"A Pastor's Cancer Diary"

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Blog written by a Presbyterian minister with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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THYCA Complimentary Low Iodine Cookbook

Type: 
Article
Description: 

An excellent low iodine cookbook, complete with basic guidelines, for those with thyroid cancer who will be undergoing radioactive iodine treatment.

The "LID" - low iodine diet - deprives your body of iodine, and is normally done for a period of 2 weeks prior, and 24-48 hours following radioactive iodine treatment doses. It is important to carefully adhere to the diet particularly for the 7 days prior to treatment.

The resulting low iodine dietary content ensures your body 'soaks up' as much of the radioactive iodine treatment as possible, in all 'thyroid like' tissues, including cancerous ones.

This free resource is yet another valuable contribution to us, provided by the folks at THYCA, located at www.thyca.org

Source: 
Low Iodine Diet
Contact information: 
phone: See www.thyca.org
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Variety of approved sources - see document

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