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Oral Cancer Foundation

Type: 
Support group
Description: 

Excellent discussion forum for head and neck cancer patients from newly diagnosed to remission this is the place to get help.

ACOR's leukemia links

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Developed by two leukemia survivors, Barb "GrannyBarb" Lackritz and Art Flatau, the site contains links to information on leukemia, its diagnosis and treatment, managing side effects and more. There are links to survivors stories as well as information on bone marrow and stem cell transplants.

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Melanoma Patients' Information Page

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

A wonderful community, with chat, bulletin board, and abundant information for people with melanoma and their caregivers.

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"Living with a Colostomy"

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

"Living with a Colostomy", the interactive support website for all ostomists as well as their friends and family.

The main chat session is Saturday at 3pm Eastern Standard Time US

This Web Site is in the United Kingdom (UK)

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No Such Thing As A Bad Day

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Hamilton Jordan served as the youngest chief of staff in presidential history under Jimmy Carter.
In this collection of adventures and observations Jordan weaves together his remarkable life and his battle with cancer. Three times in the last twenty years, he has been diagnosed with the disease; non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, melanoma, and prostate cancer. He credits early detection, being well-informed, his family and keeping positive as the keys to his survival. Sound, upbeat, and inspiring advice from a man who feels lucky to be alive. A New York Times Bestseller, it's a story you will love.

Source: 
Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Hamilton Jordan
Publish date: 
2001
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Don't Die of Embarrassment

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Barbara Barrie, Broadway, TV and film actress, has written a candid and informative first-person account of surviving colon cancer and living after a colostomy. The book gives essential information about the ostomy experience, occurrence, symptoms, and treatment options. Written humerously and movingly. A help for people learning to adjust to an altered lifestyle after surgery. Includes an afterword, written by Dr. Otis W. Brawley.

Source: 
Simon & Schuster New York
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Barbara Barrie
Publish date: 
1999
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Coping With Chemotherapy and Radiation

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Guide for patients and families confronted with cancer and treatment choices. Covers diet, lifestyle adjustments, pain management techniques, drugs, surgical procedures and advances in radiotherapeutic technology. Compassionate and easy to read. Covers just about every type of cancer.

Source: 
McGraw Hill
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Daniel Cukier, M.D....(et al.)
Publish date: 
2005
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Cancer Nutrition

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

What is the connection between cancer and nutrition? Article and recipes for healthy eating.

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National Cancer Institute - Statistics

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Statistics on all kinds of cancer with graphs and comparisons available.

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Gynecological Disease and Cancer Support

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

This is a support site for all women learning to live with gynecological issues, from stds to cancer.
We are "NOT" the disease, we are learning to live with them.

Fight for LIFE!

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