Cancer Guides

Patient Resource Cancer Guide, Eleventh Edition, Summer 2017, 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, 4th 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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Understanding Brain Tumors offers an overview of the brain anatomy and many types of brain tumors affecting adults. It also includes additional information about pediatric brain tumors. Along with diagnostic testing and treatment options, common side effects and how to manage them are discussed. A physician investigator offers his insights on the progress made through clinical trials, and two survivors share their unique stories. A list of advocacy and financial resources are included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.

Head & Neck Cancer is a comprehensive publication providing an overview of cancers of the region, including laryngeal, throat, oral, thyroid, salivary gland, and sinus and nasal cavity cancers. Content also covers diagnostic tests, staging and common treatments for each type, as well as survivor stories and information about reconstructive options. A full list of advocacy and financial resources is also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy, Third 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.
Follicular Lymphoma, Second Edition, explores this type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, including how it is diagnosed and staged. Treatment options and common side effects are introduced, along with helpful tips for monitoring ongoing treatment. A courageous survivor shares her story. A list of advocacy and financial resources is also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Leukemia, Lymphoma & Multiple Myeloma, Seventh 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.
Lung Cancer, Fifth Edition, provides lung cancer patients and their loved ones with the details they need upon diagnosis. The information includes treatment options, staging, and symptom and side effect management as well as the many advocacy and financial resources available. Personal stories from lung cancer survivors are also included along with information about leading a healthy lifestyle after a diagnosis. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Melanoma explains the components of the immune system and how they fight infection and illness. Published in partnership with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this guide explores the immunotherapies currently available to treat melanoma. A list of active immunotherapy clinical trials for melanoma also is included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Melanoma, a guide for health care professionals will help you and your team members learn about how immunotherapy fights melanoma. An exclusive interview with two medical leaders offers worthwhile insights. The guide also includes patient-friendly explanations, tips and a list of clinical trials that will help you as you work with patients who are receiving immunotherapy. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Multiple Myeloma, Second Edition, 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.
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, Fifth 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.

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