Fifth Dimension    Site Map    Search    Contact Us
Life After Cancer A Roadmap for Cancer Survivors

Appendix: Publications and website resources
Cancer Survivorship Care Program

Publication References
Website Resources

Publication References
Back to the Table of Contents

"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.

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
Back to the Table of Contents

The National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS offers a free cancer survivor toolbox that has ten audio recordings, "Living Beyond Cancer") at 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

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

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

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

Mayo Clinic:

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

The National Comprehensive Cancer Network:

OncoLink: (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: (Provides information from the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the NIH about cancer, clinical trials, and children'scancers.)

Stanford Cancer Center:

UCSF Cancer Center:

Colorectal Cancer Coalition:

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation:
National Breast Cancer Coalition:

Childhood Cancer
Candle Lighters Childhood Cancer Foundation:
St. Jude Children'sResearch Hospital:

National Childhood Cancer Foundation Children's Oncology Group:

Children'sCancer Hospital at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center:

You are welcome to share this © article with friends, but do not forget to include the author name and web address. Permission needed to use articles on commercial and non commercial websites. Thank you.