Cancer Guides

Patient Resource Cancer Guide, Ninth Edition, Winter 2015, is an invaluable resource for any newly diagnosed or restaged cancer patient. This comprehensive guide covers many of the major cancer types and includes crucial information about treatment options and side effects as well as a complete list of treatment centers and financial assistance organizations in the U.S. Plus, read personal survivor stories from those who know how it feels to hear the words, “You have cancer.”

Patient Resource Guide to Understanding Clinical Trials, 2nd Edition, included in each edition! This guide describes the path of developing new medications and treatments that starts with the clinical trial process. Content includes information about how trials work and addresses many of the myths associated with cancer clinical trials. The various phases of trials are explained, and readers can learn about how drugs are developed through the pharmaceutical companies, including the FDA-approval process. A list of online search tools to find a clinical trial is also included.

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Advanced Breast Cancer, Fourth Edition, provides patients and their families with the details they need to thrive while living with metastatic disease. The content addresses the staging and detection of advanced breast cancer as well as treatment options and tips for the caregiving team. A comprehensive list of advocacy and financial resources is also included as well as personal stories from two women living with the disease. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Advanced Breast Cancer, Spanish Edition provides patients and their families with the details they need to thrive while living with metastatic disease. The content addresses the staging and detection of advanced breast cancer as well as treatment options and tips for the caregiving team. A comprehensive list of advocacy and financial resources is also included as well as personal stories from two women living with the disease. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Advanced Prostate Cancer Guide, Fourth Edition, is a valuable resource for men living with the disease, as well as their family and caregivers. The content addresses the staging of advanced prostate cancer and the various treatment options available, along with a spotlight on bone health and proper nutrition during treatment. A survivor shares his experience, and a comprehensive list of advocacy and assistance resources is also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Bladder Cancer is a valuable publication for anyone living with this genitourinary cancer. The content addresses diagnostic tests, side effects and caregiving as well as the variety of treatment options, including surgery, chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation. A bladder cancer survivor shares her personal story, and the guide includes a comprehensive list of available advocacy and financial resources. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy, Second Edition, provides an overview of the various components that make up the immune system and their roles in fighting infection and illness. Published in partnership with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, the guide covers the various types of immunotherapies and how each is used for specific cancers. A comprehensive list of available cancer immunotherapy clinical trials is also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Cancer Survivorship, Second Edition, provides survivors with the tools needed to navigate life after cancer. Tips on creating a survivorship plan and returning to work or school are included, as well as physical and emotional late effects. Published in partnership with the LIVESTRONG Foundation, content addresses the best ways survivors can manage stress and body image issues as well as find meaning and hope through spirituality, meeting with other survivors or serving as an advocate. Two personal stories are also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Follicular Lymphoma offers a thorough explanation of this type of lymphoma, its diagnosis and staging. Treatment options and the corresponding side effects are introduced, along with helpful tips for monitoring ongoing treatment. A survivor reveals how she found strength. A list of advocacy, assistance and financial resources also are included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Leukemia, Lymphoma & Multiple Myeloma, Sixth Edition, provides patients with an overview of the various types and subtypes of these three cancers. The guide includes details about staging and treatment options as well as a nationwide directory of bone marrow transplant centers and a list of financial and advocacy resources. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Managing Cancer Pain addresses cancer-related pain, one of the biggest fears of people with cancer, along with options for managing and reducing pain. Content covers the various types (acute, chronic and breakthrough) and causes of cancer pain. The guide discusses the full spectrum of treatment options, including pharmacotherapy, neurosurgical approaches, supportive oncology, physiatry, percutaneous pain techniques, complementary and alternative strategies, and psycho-behavioral approaches. A list of advocacy resources is also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Medication Adherence, Third Edition, is full of much needed information to help patients better understand how important it is to precisely follow the prescribing information for their medications. The guide includes an interview with a patient sharing their experience as well as special sections with practical tips and information for caregivers. A comprehensive list of resources is also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Melanoma, Fourth Edition, provides patients and their loved ones with the details they need upon diagnosis. The guide includes details regarding treatment options, staging, pathology and symptom and side-effect management as well as available advocacy and financial resources, and all content has been thoroughly reviewed by medical experts who treat melanoma. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Multiple Myeloma provides patients and their loved ones with a comprehensive look at this often-complex blood cancer. The guide includes details regarding the two main staging systems, the myriad of treatment options, an explanation of MGUS, and management techniques for symptoms and side effects. A list of advocacy and financial resources is also included, and a multiple myeloma survivor shares a personal story. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
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Pancreatic Cancer is a comprehensive publication that provides a closer look at this serious cancer affecting more than 45,000 U.S. adults each year. Content includes an overview of the staging process as well as the various treatment options, including surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and targeted therapy. Supportive care options are also addressed, and readers can learn more about managing the side effects of the disease. A personal story from someone living with pancreatic cancer is also included as well as available advocacy and financial resources. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Prostate Cancer, Second Edition, gives men and their families the information they need after a diagnosis of the disease, the second most common cancer in American men. The guide covers prostate cancer staging, treatment options and side effects. A dedicated caregiving section provides practical advice on caring for a man with prostate cancer. The guide includes stories from two prostate cancer survivors and a caregiver, as well as a comprehensive list of advocacy and financial resources. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Renal Cell Carcinoma, Second Edition, is a comprehensive publication that explores the most common type of kidney cancer. More than 60,000 people are diagnosed with RCC each year, and this guide provides valuable information to help them upon diagnosis, including sections on staging, treatment options and side effect management as well as a list of available advocacy and financial resources. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Understanding Sarcoma explores sarcoma, a rare type of cancer that begins in the connective tissues of the body. This guide includes detailed diagnosis, staging and treatment information patients and their family members can use to communicate with their treatment team. Valuable tips for managing the side effects of sarcoma and its treatments are shared, and clinical trials are explained. A spirited survivor shares his story, and the guide concludes with advocacy, assistance and financial resources. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.

Women's Cancers Guide, Fourth Edition, is a comprehensive publication for women with breast, ovarian, cervical and uterine cancers. The guide includes information about testing, staging and the various treatment options for each of these cancer types as well as content on diagnostic imaging and treatment-related side effects. Lists of breast cancer treatment facilities, financial resources and patient advocacy groups are also included.

Patient Resource Guide to Understanding Clinical Trials, 2nd Edition, included in each edition! This guide is an educational tool for women with cancer that describes the clinical trial process – including the various phases of trials and how they work – and addresses many of the myths associated with cancer trials. Women can also learn about how drugs are developed through the pharmaceutical companies, including the FDA-approval process. A list of online search tools to find a clinical trial is also included.

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