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Life After Cancer A Roadmap for Cancer Survivors

Appendix: Publications and website resources
Cancer Survivorship Care Program

Publication References
Website Resources



Publication References
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"From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor, Lost in Transition, Committee on Cancer Survivorship: Improving Care and Quality of Life, National Cancer Policy Board"; Sheldon Greenfield, and Ellen Stovall, editors. Washington, DC: Institute of Medicine, National Research Council, The National Academies Press, 2005.

Cancer Survivorship: Today and Tomorrow/ Patricia A. Ganz, editor; [New York, NY], Springer, 2007, 304p.

Implementing Cancer Survivorship Care Planning/ A National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship and Institute of Medicine National Cancer Policy Forum Workshop, The Lance Armstrong Foundation and The National Cancer Institute, Maria Hewitt and Patricia A. Ganz, Rapporteurs; Washington, D.C., The National Academies Press, 2007, 320p.

Kushi,L H, Byers,T. Doyle,C.,et al "The American Cancer Society Guidelines on Nutrition and Physical Activity for Cancer Prevention: Reducing the Risk of Cancer with Healthy Food Choices and Physical Activity", The American Cancer Society 2006 Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee. CA Cancer iJ Clin 2006;56(5):254-81. http://caonline.amcancersoc.org/cgi/content/full/56/5/254

Doyle, C., Kushi, L., Byers, T., et al, "Nutrition and Physical Activity During and After Cancer Treatment: An American Cancer Society Guide for Informed Choices", CA A Cancer J Clin, 2006; 56: 323-353.

A Cancer Survivor's Almanac, Barbara Hoffman, J.D., National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 2004

"Riding the Crest of the Teachable Moment: Promoting Long-Term Health After the Diagnosis of Cancer", W. Denmark-Wahnefried et al., J Clin Oncol 2006;23(24):12585� 1530.


Website Resources
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The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS offers a free cancer survivor toolbox that has ten audio recordings, "Living Beyond Cancer") at www.cancersurvivaltoolbox.org Information on many subjects, such as family relationships, physical effects from cancer and therapy, sexuality, financial planning, health directives, and living with hope are included. These free self-learning audio CD programs are written by cancer survivors for cancer survivors, and are available in English, Spanish, or Chinese (transcript only) by calling 1.877.tools.4u.

National Cancer Institute: www.cancer.gov (Provides information on various cancers, state-of-the-art treatments, clinical trial statistics, and research.)

American Cancer Society: www.cancer.org (Provides detailed information about most cancers - symptoms, diagnosis, staging, treatment and complementary and alternative therapies.)

Cancer Supportive Care: www.cancersupportivecare.com (Provides extensive information about cancer, specific types, treatments, coping, survivorship, supportive care and end-of-life.)

Mayo Clinic: www.mayoclinic.com

American Society of Clinical Oncology Website for Patients: www.peoplelivingwithcancer.org or www.plwc.org (Provides information from the American Society of Clinical Oncology on diagnosis and treatment, coping and surviving.)

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network: www.nccn.org

OncoLink: http://cancer.med.upenn.edu (A service of the University of Pennsylvania'sCancer Center with information on types of cancer, treatment, clinical trials and an update on cancer news.)

Medline Plus: www.mlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/cancer.html (Provides information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the NIH about cancer, clinical trials, and children'scancers.)

Stanford Cancer Center: www.cancerconcierge.stanfordhospital.com

UCSF Cancer Center: www.ucsfhealth.org

Colorectal Cancer Coalition: www.fightcolonrectalcancer.org

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation: www.komen.org
National Breast Cancer Coalition: www.stopbreastcancer.org

Childhood Cancer
Candle Lighters Childhood Cancer Foundation: www.candlelighters.org
St. Jude Children'sResearch Hospital: www.stjude.org

National Childhood Cancer Foundation Children's Oncology Group:
www.curesearch.org

Children'sCancer Hospital at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:
www.mdanderson.org/children



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First appeared December 6, 2007; updated August 2, 2008; reviewed December 14, 2010