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Heroes Foundation

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Local non-profit run strictly be young volunteers/survivors raising money for survivorship and research programs.

Dancing with the Diagnosis - Steps for Taking the Lead When Facing Cancer

Type: 
Book
Description: 

The "essential take-along companion for those facing a life-threatening disease and their caregivers." The goals of the book are to provide short chapters, interactive exercises, colorful affirmation pages and a focus on effective communication. The book is endorsed by Bernie Siegel, M.D., Al Siebert, Ph.D. and Dr. Robert H. Schuller.

Source: 
Rising Star Press
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Michelle Waters
Publish date: 
2003

Outside The Lines of Love, Life, and Cancer

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Two-time ovarian cancer survivor shares her personal experience, giving practical information on coping with catastrophic illness, tips on being your own health advocate, caregiving and survival strategies. Very inspirational and informational. Very credible endorsements. Helpful and hopeful for any cancer situation.

Source: 
Skyward Publishing
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Annette Leal Mattern
Publish date: 
2003

Chemo Angels

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

This organization assigns Angels to send cards and notes to people going through chemotherapy to let them know people care for them. I always seemed to get a card just when I needed it. You can sign up to get an Angel or be an angel or sign someone else up.

Breast Cancer. Org

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

A wonderfully supportive and informational site for people with Breast Cancer.

Medullary Thyroid Cancer support group

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

A list of approx. 250 survivors of MTC. To subscribe, send an email to
Medullary-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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HOPE LIVES!

Type: 
Book
Description: 

THE AFTER BREAST CANCER TREATMENT SURVIVAL HANBOOK
SEND YOUR NAME ADDRESS AND PHONE # AND HOW YOU HEARD ABOUT THIS BOOK TO HOPE LIVES! PO BOX 3026 PETERBOROUGH,NH 03458 W/A CHECK FOR $13.50S/H ARE INCLUDED ALREADY. IT'S A GREAT BOOK! A NURSE SAVED ME A COPY FROM A CONVENTION SHE ATTENDED. GREAT RESOURCE SECTION IN THE BACK TOO!

Source: 
h.i.c. publishing
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
MARGIT ESSER PORTER BY ANNETTE FURST,MD
Publish date: 
2000

OR-Live

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

Features live and on-demand webcasts from leading US hospitals. You can ask the surgeons questions via email and receive a reply on camera. Typically features new procedures. Example, a webcast on 12/18 will be showcase an new surgical procedure that is available to Stage 1 and Stage 2 patients.

Dancing with the Diagnosis - Steps for Taking the Lead When Facing Cancer

Type: 
Book
Description: 

In Dancing with the Diagnosis, Ms. Waters pairs her cancer experience (leukemia) with her expertise as a university instructor, and encourages readers to take an active part of their healing process through the use of effective, positive communication.

This practical, colorful guide is an essential take-along companion for those facing cancer as well as for their support team. Short, informative chapters filled with activities and inspiration make this a particularly applicable and empowering read.

Includes a foreword by Dr. Robert H. Schuller.

Source: 
Rising Star Press
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Michelle Waters, MA
Publish date: 
2003
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The Mind Diet Group, Inc

Type: 
Web site
Description: 

The husband of a breast cancer survivor has written two powerful books that deal with the emotional healing aspect cancer has on an individual and couple's lives. Steve Jaffe's sensitive poems, say the things anyone touched by cancer wants to say, but cannot. You'll cry, you'll feel inspired and you'll find a caring friend after you read his two books: Healing From Within, Emotionally Surviving Cancer and A Recipe for Healing, Coming Together as a Team. This is a must site for any cancer survivor.

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