Cancer Guides

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Patient Resource Cancer Guide, 13th Edition, Summer 2019, is a valuable resource for newly diagnosed or restaged cancer patients and their loved ones. The comprehensive guide explores several cancer types and available treatment options, along with helpful information regarding common side effects, caregiving, case management and more. Several survivors share their inspirational stories, and a complete list of treatment centers and financial assistance organizations in the U.S. is included.

Patient Resource Guide to Understanding Clinical Trials, Seventh Edition, introduces clinical trials as a potential cancer treatment option for patients and their loved ones. Possible benefits and risks that may be associated with being in a clinical trial are discussed, along with information about how trials work and expectations regarding the patient’s role. An overview of safety and financial considerations is provided, and a pancreatic cancer survivor shares his hopeful story.

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Advanced Breast Cancer, Sixth Edition, provides valuable information for women, men and their families whose lives are affected by metastatic disease. In a special feature, breast cancer survivor and renowned industry expert Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG, offers practical advice about planning for the future. Along with exploring staging, treatment strategies and clinical trials, this guide includes sections on side effect management, disease monitoring and strategies for the male caregiver. A survivor shares her inspiring story, and a fully vetted list of advocacy and financial resources is included.

Triple Negative Breast Cancer, Third Edition, offers an overview of this subtype of breast cancer that tests negative for estrogen and progesterone receptors and the HER2 receptor. Options for treating this type of breast cancer, including a tutorial about how to search for a clinical trial, are included, along with helpful articles about emotional and physical side effect management and how nutrition and exercise can boost your well-being. A strong-willed survivor shares her story of self-advocacy, and a fully vetted list of related resources is included.

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Understanding Brain Tumors, Third Edition, offers an overview of the brain anatomy and many types of brain tumors affecting adults. It also details information about pediatric brain tumors. Along with diagnostic testing and treatment options, common side effects and how to manage them are discussed. In a feature article, survivor Jeannie Gaffigan shares her inspiring story of diagnosis, recovery and hope. Advocacy and financial resources are included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Breast Cancer Guide, Eighth Edition, includes information about many types of breast cancer, along with staging, treatment and reconstruction options. Content on tumor markers, genetic testing and treatment-related supportive care is provided. A female breast cancer survivor shares her inspiring story, and a male breast cancer survivor offers his unique perspective. Lists of breast cancer treatment facilities, financial resources and patient advocacy groups are also included. Place your order for a free guide.
Cancer Survivorship, Fourth Edition, published in partnership with the Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE), provides tools for navigating life after cancer. This guide outlines the key components of a survivorship care plan to help track diagnoses, treatments and follow ups. Articles explore ways to improve quality of life post-treatment, such as leading a healthy lifestyle and monitoring for secondary cancers. Possible late and long-term side effects are addressed, and suggestions for returning to work/school are included. An inspiring survivor shares her story, and helpful resources are provided. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Second Edition, provides patients and their loved ones with a comprehensive look at CLL, including details about diagnosis and staging, treatment options and management techniques for symptoms and side effects. An informative section about living with CLL offers insight on follow-up care and disease management. Two survivors share their stories, and a helpful tracking tool is available online for download. Advocacy and financial resources are also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Head & Neck Cancer, Third Edition, offers an overview of several cancer types in the head and neck region, including laryngeal, throat, oral, thyroid, salivary gland, and sinus and nasal cancers. The guide includes staging for each type, along with common treatment strategies. Helpful information about dental and oral side effects, reconstructive options and caregiving are included. Two survivors share their experiences, and a full list of advocacy and financial resources is provided. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
HER2+ Breast Cancer for Early-Stage Diagnoses, Second Edition, is written for those who have been diagnosed with early-stage HER2+ breast cancer and their loved ones. Detailed information about staging and treatment options for this specific subset of breast cancer is provided. An in-depth section about reconstructive options offers information to help with decision making. Self-care, living a healthy lifestyle, fertility preservation and caregiving are also addressed. A survivor shares her inspiring story, and helpful information for moving into survivorship is included. Support and financial resources in the back of the guide offer additional assistance. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Understanding Cancer Immunotherapy, Fifth Edition, provides an overview of the 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 various types of immunotherapy and how each is used to treat specific cancers. Ways to recognize and manage IRAEs and common side effects are provided. A survivor shares her story, and a comprehensive list of available cancer immunotherapy clinical trials is also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Head & Neck Cancers explores immunotherapy and how it works to treat some head and neck cancers. Published in partnership with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this guide uses easy-to-understand content and helpful illustrations to explain the strategies that are approved to treat certain head and neck cancer diagnoses. A person who had cancer at the base of his tongue shares his experience and advice. Practical nutrition and supportive care information is provided, and a glossary and support resources are included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Hematologic Cancers explores the complicated subject of immunotherapy and how it works to treat some blood cancers. Published in partnership with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this guide uses easy-to-understand content and helpful illustrations to explain immunotherapy strategies that are approved to treat certain types of leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma. A leukemia survivor shares how his experience inspires him to give back. A glossary and support resources are also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Lung Cancer explores the complicated subject of immunotherapy and how it works to treat lung cancer. Published in partnership with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this guide uses easy-to-understand content and helpful illustrations to explain immune checkpoint inhibitors, the immunotherapy strategy that is currently approved to treat certain types of lung cancer. Supportive care strategies, the benefits of case management and molecular testing are also discussed. A lung cancer survivor shares her inspiring story. A glossary simplifies complicated medical terminology, and support resources are included. Place your order for a free guide Download the free PDF.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Melanoma, Second Edition, explains the components of the immune system and how it fights infection and illness. Published in partnership with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this guide explores the types of immunotherapy currently available to treat melanoma. A physician opens up about her diagnosis and treatment, and a list of assistance and support resources is included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Leukemia, Lymphoma & Multiple Myeloma, Ninth Edition, offers patients an overview of the various types and subtypes of these three hematologic 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. Side effects to be aware of and ways to manage them are introduced, and three survivors offer hope to patients and their families with their inspirational stories. Place your order for a free guide.
Lung Cancer, Sixth Edition, provides lung cancer patients and their loved ones with information they need upon diagnosis. Published in partnership with the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, the guide covers staging, treatment options (including clinical trials and how to search for them) and symptom and side-effect management. A special feature explains the Lung Cancer Registry, and an inspiring lung cancer survivor shares his story. Many advocacy and financial resources are also included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.

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Multiple Myeloma, Fourth Edition, takes a close look at diagnosing, staging and treating this type of hematologic cancer. A leading MM expert shares his thoughts on patient care and the promising future of MM treatment. A survivor opens up about coping with his diagnosis and living with the disease. Supportive care and helpful information for caregivers are included. Patient resources are also provided. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Renal Cell Carcinoma, Third 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 about diagnosing, staging, treatment options and side effect management. A survivor shares his story, and a list of available advocacy and financial resources is included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Understanding Sarcoma, Fourth Edition, explores this rare type of cancer that begins in the connective tissues of the body. This guide includes detailed diagnosis, staging and treatment information to help patients and their family members better communicate with their treatment team. Helpful suggestions for managing the physical and emotional side effects of sarcoma and its treatments are shared, and an easy-to-follow tutorial explains how to search for clinical trials. A survivor shares her story, and the guide concludes with support and financial resources. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Surviving: Stories of Hope from Cancer Survivors, Second Edition. Over the past 10 years, we have asked our readers what the most helpful content is that we can provide them as they find themselves navigating a cancer diagnosis. The overwhelming number one answer is always this – more survivor stories. This guide is a compendium of real life experiences providing messages of hope from survivors of multiple types of cancer, covering many stages of diagnosis. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.

 

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