Cancer Guides

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Patient Resource Cancer Guide - 14th Edition, Summer 2020 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, nutrition, genetic testing, telehealth, caregiving and more. Comedian Tig Notaro and several other survivors share stories as unique as their diagnoses. A complete list of treatment centers and financial assistance organizations in the U.S. is included.

Patient Resource Guide to Understanding Clinical Trials, 9th Edition introduces patients to this potential cancer treatment option. The guide explains clinical trials and focuses on dispelling the common misconceptions that may influence a patient’s decision about participating. A research nurse shares how she approaches clinical trials with her patients, and a tutorial offers step-by-step instructions for searching available trials online. A pancreatic cancer survivor hopes to inspire others with her story, and safety and financial information is provided.

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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.
Head & Neck Cancer, Fourth 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 illustrations and staging for each type, along with common treatment strategies. Helpful information about dental and oral side effects, reconstructive options, nutrition, self-care and caregiving are included. A survivor shares her inspiring story, 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.
Liver Cancer explains this complicated disease from diagnosis and staging through treatment options and ongoing care. The guide highlights the supportive care services and caregiving functions that are so important to liver cancer patients and their loved ones. A liver cancer survivor shares her inspiring story, and a full list of advocacy and financial resources is included. Place your order for a free guide. Download the free PDF.
Immunotherapy for the Treatment of Genitourinary Cancers, Second Edition, introduces the complicated subject of immunotherapy and how it works to treat some genitourinary cancers. Using easy-to-understand content and helpful illustrations, the guide explains the types of immunotherapy treatments approved for bladder, kidney and prostate cancers. A bladder cancer survivor shares her story as a way to inspire hope in others, and a prostate cancer survivor’s wife opens up about her role as a caregiver. A glossary and patient assistance resources are 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 Melanoma & Other Skin Cancers, Third Edition, explains the components of the immune system and how it works to fight infection and illness. Published in partnership with the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer, this guide explores the types of immunotherapy currently available to treat certain forms of melanoma and skin cancer. It explains what clinical trials are and includes information about potential physical and emotional side effects to be aware of. A survivor shares his story of determination, and a list of assistance resources is included. Download the free PDF.
Multiple Myeloma, Fifth Edition, takes a close look at diagnosing and staging this type of hematologic cancer. Common treatment options, including clinical trials, are discussed. Ways to manage side effects and helpful information for caregivers are included. A survivor shares how support and optimism help him live with the disease, and patient resources are provided. 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. 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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