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"Listen To Me, Doctor"

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Need to find a new doctor? How to save money? When it's time to get a new doctor? This book will tell you how to navigate the healthcare system. It was written by a cancer survivor!

Source: 
MacMurray & Beck
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Marti Ann Schwartz

Lessons Learned From Cancer

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Great tips on how to make it through treatment, and then how to live your life after cancer. I learned so much, and wish I had this book while I was still in treatment!

Source: 
1st Books Library
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Marti Ann Schwartz
Publish date: 
2003

Prostate & Cancer, A Family Guide to Diagnosis, Treatment & Survival

Type: 
Book
Description: 

A Great reference and very specific resource for Prostate Cancer

Source: 
Bill Fisher,Howard Fisher,Helen Fisher
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Sheldon Marks, MD
Publish date: 
1999
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The Wounded Storyteller

Type: 
Book
Description: 

This book presents ill people as wounded storytellers. It helps move people away from the concept of patient as victim and helps understand illness as a personal story and journey that can provide meaning in life.

Source: 
The University of Chicago Press
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Arthur Frank
Publish date: 
1995

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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