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Choose Hope

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

"Cancer Sucks" t-shirts are among the many cancer related items they carry at choosehope.com. I wore mine while I was in treatment, and still wear it today, in remission. I get the best comments, and it really makes people stop and think. When I was in treatment the other chemo patients always smiled when they saw it, and that was reason enough to wear it often!

Afterwords

Type: 
Book
Description: 

a collection of poems about loss

Source: 
Blue Unicorn Press
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Ellen Steinbaum
Publish date: 
2001

Oncology Nursing Society

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) maintains a Web site for patients and caregivers, providing information on six common cancer treatment symptoms: fatigue, anorexia, pain, depression, neutropenia, and cognitive dysfunction.

Conversations

Type: 
Article
Description: 

Free monthly newsletter for survivors of ovarian cancer.

Source: 
CONVERSATIONS: THE INTERNATIONAL NEWSLETTER FOR THOSE FIGHTING OVARIAN CANCER
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
CONVERSATIONS: The International Ovarian Cancer Connection
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Gilda's Club Seattle

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

The mission of Gilda's Club is to provide places where people with cancer and their families and friends join with others to build social and emotional support as a supplement to medical care. Free of charge and nonprofit, Gilda's Club offers support and networking groups, lectures, workshops and social events in a nonresidential, home-like setting. Funding is solicited from individuals, corporations, and foundations.

Contact information: 
1400 Broadway Seattle WA 98122 phone: 206-709-1400 fax: 206-709-9719 info@gildasclubseattle.org

Everyone's Guide to Cancer Therapy: How Cancer Is Diagnosed, Treated, and Managed Day to Day

Type: 
Book
Description: 

The latest (4th) edition of this comprehensive guide by Malin Dollinger has been released. The book aims to help survivors and their families deal realistically with cancer. This edition includes updates on cryotherapy, radio frequency treatment, genetic risk assessment and managed care. For information on ordering, go to: http://www.amuniversal.com/amp/cust_serv.html.

Source: 
Andrews McMeel Publishing
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Malin Dollinger
Publish date: 
December 2002

Persistent Pain after Breast Surgery

Type: 
Article
Description: 

A chronic pain interventional specialist approach to persistent pain after breast surgery.

Source: 
Persistent Pain after Breast Surgery
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Jim Barnett, MD

Post Breast Therapy Pain Syndrome

Type: 
Article
Description: 

To educate both caregivers and breast cancer patients regarding surgery and therapy-induced Post Breast Therapy Pain Syndrome (PBSPS)

Source: 
Post Breast Therapy Pain Syndrome
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Sabrina Selim, BA, Richard Shapiro, MD, Ernest Rosenbaum, MD, Shelley Hwang, MD

SkinCell International Forum for Skin Disorders

Type: 
Support group
Description: 

Take part in an informative and friendly forum for sufferers of skin diseases and disorders, complaints and all forms of skin trauma. Common topics include Acne Rosacea, Eczema, Psoriasis and Cancer.

Contact information: 
International International webmaster@skincell.org

Men of African Descent Prostate Cancer Support Group

Type: 
Support group
Description: 

monthly meeting third saturday @10am to 12 noon. couples welcome. Speakers scheduled most times.

Contact information: 
Los Angeles Ca. 90059

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