Cancer Guides

Patient Resource Cancer Guide, Eighth Edition, Summer 2014, 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 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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Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia, 2nd Edition, provided in both English and Spanish language editions, is only available via a free PDF download. The guide provides patients with information about the diagnosis and treatment of APL and includes information on molecular testing, phases of treatment and the importance of monitoring molecular response. Download the free English PDF.
This is the Spanish version of the Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia, 2nd Edition. Download the free Spanish PDF.
Advanced Prostate Cancer Guide, 3rd 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.
Cancer Survivorship provides survivors with the tools needed to navigate life after cancer. Tips on creating a survivorship plan and returning to work 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.

Financial Considerations for Patients, 3rd Edition, is a valuable publication that provides patients and their families with a road map to managing the costs of a cancer diagnosis and includes information on prescription assistance programs, help with medical and living expenses, legal issues, managing cancer-related paperwork, and handling insurance matters. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Lung Cancer, Third Edition, provides lung cancer patients and their loved ones with the details they need upon diagnosis. The guide is published in partnership with the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, and all content has been thoroughly reviewed by medical experts who treat lung cancer patients. The information includes details regarding treatment options, staging, and symptom and side-effect management as well as the many advocacy and financial resources available. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.

Melanoma, Second Edition, is a Patient Resource guide published in partnership with the Joanna M. Nicolay Melanoma Foundation and 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 ex¬perts who treat melanoma. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Renal Cell Carcinoma 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.
Supportive Care provides details about short-term and long-term side effects brought on by cancer treatments, including chemotherapy, radiation, targeted therapy and surgery, as well as the best ways to effectively manage them. Treatment options to relieve side effects are also included along with a comprehensive list of advocacy and financial resources and personal story from a cancer survivor. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF. Download the free PDF.
Women's Cancers Guide, Third 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 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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