This org has helped me get in contact with the clinical trial people, called on my behalf when they were dragging their feet, helped me find the oncologists who know melanoma best. These folks are like my family and help me through the bad times and good.
ICAN fights for the lives of late-stage cancer patients by helping to manage the complexities of their disease with cutting-edge information services, physician referrals (at the patient's request), and the most relevant resources to be found anywhere.
E-mail (other than Patient Inquiries): email@example.com
Phone: (602) 861-9642
Fax: (602) 926-8109
Mail: 27 West Morten Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85021-7246
For Patient Inquiries, patients must email
with the email's subject/title saying
Patient Inquiry: (Specify the Cancer)
A wonderful book that empowers women to rediscover their dreams, especially the BIG ones from childhood that sit forgotten in the corner today. The book is an excellent resource, especially during challenging times.
A scholarly history of breast cancer, from ancient Egypt all the way to the present time.
While I was in treatment, I kept wondering what women had to go through BEFORE there were lumpectomies, or chemo, or estrogen blockers, so I found this book really fascinating....I'm a big history wonk....:-)
A lot of the same ideas about food as Anti-Cancer, but with recipes and practical tips for how to incorporate foods into your diet. I thought the practical aspect was an area where Anticancer was lacking, so this makes a good companion to it.
The one book I would buy, if I could, for every woman finishing treatment. The author is an oncology social worker and two-time breast cancer survivor. I started it about a month before finishing treatment, and carried it around with me like Linus with his blankie.
No one tells you how difficult it's going to be, emotionally and physically, when you finish active treatment -- this book really helped.
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