Cancer Guides

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Patient Resource Cancer Guide, 13th Edition, Winter 2019, is a valuable resource for newly diagnosed or restaged cancer patients and their loved ones. The comprehensive guide explores many cancer types and available treatment options, along with helpful information regarding common side effects, genetic testing and more. Anal cancer survivor and actress Marcia Cross shares her story to help bring awareness to the disease and offers practical tips for anal cancer thrivers in treatment. Other survivors share their hopeful 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, Eighth Edition, introduces clinical trials as a potential cancer treatment option. The guide explains clinical trials and addresses common misconceptions that may affect a patient’s decision about participating. A tutorial helps patients and their families understand how to search for available trials. An overview of safety and financial considerations is provided, and a leukemia survivor shares his hopeful story.

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Advanced Breast Cancer, Seventh Edition, provides valuable information for women, men and their families whose lives are affected by this diagnosis. In a special feature, breast cancer survivor and renowned industry expert Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, ONN-CG, offers practical advice about living your best possible life with metastatic breast cancer while 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, Fourth 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 the importance of self-care. A survivor emphasizes the value of being confident with your care team, and a fully vetted list of related resources is included.

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Leukemia, Lymphoma & Multiple Myeloma, 10th Edition, offers an overview of various types and subtypes of these three hematologic cancers. The guide offers 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. Helpful articles focus on how to move forward after receiving a pediatric leukemia diagnosis, the importance of medication adherence (including a medication tracking form available online for download) and living with a chronic blood cancer. 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.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Third Edition, provides patients and their loved ones with details about diagnosis, staging and treatment options. Informative sections offer insight about living with CLL and the importance of medication adherence. A survivor shares his story, and a helpful medication tracking tool is available online for download. Advocacy and financial resources are also 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.
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.
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.
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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Understanding Sarcoma, Fourth Edition, explores this rare type of cancer that begins in the connective tissues of the body. Detailed diagnosis, staging and treatment information is included to help patients and their family members better communicate with their health care 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, Third Edition. Over the years, we have asked our readers what the most helpful content is that we can provide. The overwhelming number one answer is always this – more survivor stories. They find a great deal of hope and encouragement from learning how someone else has navigated a similar cancer diagnosis. This guide is a collection of real-life experiences offering messages of hope from survivors of multiple types of cancer and covering many stages of diagnosis. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.

 

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