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University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Type: 
Organization
Description: 

Reference M.D. Anderson's URL for telephone, general contact, and patient admission information. This site also contains information regarding on-going clinical trials, new research developments, diagnostic and treatment protocols, and a broad range of detailed information about all types of cancer.

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center is the largest cancer center in the world, is non-profit, and holds the No.1 ranking in the nation for patient survivability as well as numerous other attributes factored into rankings compilations. M.D. Anderson uses research-based treatment protocols, maintains large separate research laboratory campuses external to their Houston center, and also has cancer care centers in Orlando, Florida and Madrid, Spain. Due to their large number of international patients, a full staff of interpreters is available for any language.

Contact information: 
1515 Holcombe Boulevard Houston TX 77030

breastcancer.org

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Helpful information. Supportive and informative disscussion boards.

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Caring Bridge

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

This is a great place where you can post updates for loved ones to check in on you. It has a place for journaling and a place for guests to sign. My daughter created my page when so many people were asking about me. Here is my page if you want to check it out and oh ya it is free unless you care to make a donation. I was posting at least weekly and now monthly.

http://www.caringbridge.org/mn/brlemke/index.htm

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Hyster Sisters

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

The web site is primarily a group of message boards -- all related in some way to women who have had or will be having hysterectomy and ensuing problems. One of the boards is labeled "Cancer Concerns" for women with GYN cancers. It is a very active board with good, supportive women visiting it.

Life is Not a Dress Rehearsal

Type: 
Book
Description: 

For inspirations on living! Although not cancer related it can help you get your life on track and have 'lightbulb' moments!

Source: 
Broadman & Holman Publishers
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Sheri Rose Shepherd with John Perry
Publish date: 
1997

On Death and Dying

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Helps friends and family of terminally ill patients better understand what they are going through.
I recomend other books by Ross as well for dealing with death-- as well as living.

Source: 
Macmillan Publishing Company
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Publish date: 
1969

Childhood Cancer Survivors; A Practical Guide to Your Future

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Cancer in children - description - treatment- complications - long term effects - social and physical aspects - survivorship~ life afterwards.
For survivors, friends and family of survivors, and those seeking medical references/advice.

Source: 
O'Reilly & Associates, Inc.
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Nancy Keen, Wendy Hobbie & Kathy Ruccione
Publish date: 
April 2000

The Cancer Game - a computer video arcade game of visualization and stress relief

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

This game is for stress relief for cancer patients, in which they can visualize and destroy cancer on a computer screen.

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HysterSisters Hysterectomy Recovery

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Woman to woman support for women who need or have had a hysterectomy. It includes a Cancer Concerns area that has a lot of women who have or have had gynelogical cancer.

A Mother Loss Workbook: Healing Exercises For Daughters

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Work Book To Help Daughters Who Have Lost A Mother At Any Age At Any Time Of There Life

Source: 
HarperPerennial
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Diane Hambrook,CSW & MSW & Gail Eisenberg With Herma M.Rosenthal
Publish date: 
1997

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