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Attitude, Coping, Hope, Life Tapes, Program, Quality of Life, Support
Alexandra Andrews



RC263.H78.1 - Life Tapes Project
Naama Hirschberger, MA, Alison Siegel, MA, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
The diagnosis of cancer poses a powerful threat to the emotional stability of a patient and their family. It can create a state of communication paralysis and denial. The forging of family support, however, is an essential component
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/lifetapes.html
First appeared 2002-08-12; updated 2007-9-20
RC263.N146 - Kaiser Oakland Cancer Supportive Care Program Classes - Fall 2004 - Spring 2005
Jan Nilsen, NP, MFT
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/oakland_classes.html
First Appeared 2001-04-08; updated 2004-10-31

RC263.R39.1 - Attitude - The Will to Live
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, and Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA
The will to live is a force within all of us to fight for survival when our lives are threatened by a disease such as cancer
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/attitude.html
First appeared 1999-05-01; updated 2011-12-31
RC263.R39.2 - Quality of Life With Cancer Supportive Care
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, and Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA
Acquiring the skills to maintain the highest possible quality of life is the goal. Knowledge about your type of cancer, treatment alternatives, and the proper supportive care can be key to achieving this goal. Mastery of fear is the challenge. Quality of life is the goal.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/qol.html
First appeared 2001-11-29; updated 2011-10-15
RC263.R39.3 - Compromises of Cancer Supportive Care and Quality of Life
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
The word cancer still elicits more fear than any other disease. One of the main problems is the lack of sufficient psychological and psychosocial services available...The end of cancer treatments is just an early landmark in a patient's life
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/supportqol.html
First Appeared 2004-09-15; updated 2007-11-02
RC263.R39.4 - You're Not Alone - A Practical Guide for Maintaining Your Quality of Life While Living with Cancer
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Isadora A. Rosenbaum, MA and Tina Anderson
You Are Not Alone (YANA) - A Practical Guide for Maintaining Your Quality of Life While Living with Cancer information about Pain, Fatigue, Sleep Disorders, Nutrition, Exercise, Cognitive Functioning, Stress, Sexuality, Psychological and Emotional Support, Hope, Coping, Courage, Attitude, Compassion, Forgiveness, Family and Friends, Goals, and more
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Yana/index.html
First Appeared 2005-07-10; updated 2009-04-17
RC263.R39.5 - Introduction - You Are Not Alone
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora A. Rosenbaum, MA
Supportive Care an essential concept in addition to conventional treatments used to fight the disease, such as surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, immunotherapy or any combination.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Yana/intro.html
First Appeared 2005-07-10; updated 2011-01-05
RC263.R39.6 - Symptoms and Strategies - You Are Not Alone
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora A. Rosenbaum, MA
Combination medical therapy and supportive care offers the best chance to maintain quality of life...relief from pain, nausea, or fatigue restores a feeling of calm and well being. Getting sufficient sleep, appropriate exercise, and good nutrition are energizing
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Yana/symptom.html
First Appeared 2005-07-10; updated 2011-01-05
RC263.R39.7 - Psychological And Emotional Support - You Are Not Alone
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora A. Rosenbaum, MA
Hope is a force that sustains and regenerates your will to live. Even if there is only a remote chance for a successful outcome, hope can still empower the spirit to fight for life. Hope can also motivate people to make positive changes in their lifestyles that engender better health
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Yana/support.html
First Appeared 2005-07-10; updated 2011-01-05
RC263.R39.8 - Conclusion - You Are Not Alone
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora A. Rosenbaum, MA
Remember, You are not alone, Mastery of courage is the challenge, Quality of Life is the goal
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Yana/conclusion.html
First Appeared 2005-07-10; updated 2011-01-05
RC263.R39.9 - Authors, Contributors, Resources - You Are Not Alone
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora A. Rosenbaum, MA
Authors and contributors with further specific recommendations, cancer resource centers, library. Including links to books and internet links
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Yana/resources.html
First Appeared 2005-07-10; updated 2009-04-17
RC263.R39.10 - Hope: The Ultimate Energizer
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora A. Rosenbaum, MA
Hope is a vital component of the will to live. Hope can assuage fear. It propels us to Hope is energy.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/hope.html
First Appeared 2005-12-31; updated 2007-11-02
RC263.R39.11 - Cancer Supportive Care Program National and International (CSCP)
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Holly Gautier, RN, BSN, Pat Fobair, LCSW and David Spiegel, MD
Guide to Implementing the Cancer Supportive Care Program to enhance Quality of Life - Developed at the Stanford Center for Integrative Medicine Stanford University Hospital and Clinics
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/index.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-03-08
RC263.R39.12 - A Guide To The Cancer Supportive Programs For Patients, Families and Friends
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and David Spiegel, MD
CSCP complements cancer therapy (surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and immunotherapy) by integrating all aspects of healing: strengthening the body, educating the mind, and nurturing hope and courage.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/guide.html
First Appeared 2003-09-29; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.13 - Cancer Supportive Care Program National and International (CSCP)
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and David Spiegel, MD
Cancer patients and survivors need supportive cancer care. To address this need, a free Cancer Supportive Care Program (CSCP) was established
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/program.html
First Appeared 2003-09-29; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.14 - Introductory Letter to the Cancer Supportive Care Program
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Cancer Supportive Care Program Letter of Introduction
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/letter.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-01-20
RC263.R39.15 - Enhancing Quality of Life with Cancer Supportive Care
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, David Spiegel, MD, Pat Fobair, MSW, MPH, Margaret Hawn, RN, Bernadette Festa, MS, RD, Bita Nouriani, Holly Gautier, RN, and Michael Silverberg
The Role Of Cancer Supportive Care In Enhancing Quality of Life A Comprehensive Program for Cancer Patients and Their Families
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/enhance.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.16 - Checklist To Implement The Cancer Supportive Care Program
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Check list for starting a Cancer Supportive Care Program
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/checklist.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-01-18
RC263.R39.17 - Implement the Cancer Supportive Care Program
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
How to Implement the Cancer Supportive Care Program
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/implement.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.18 - Sample Lecture Series for the Cancer Supportive Care Program
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
This cyclical series will cover an overview of our Cancer Supportive Care Program, psychosocial needs, coping strategies, therapeutic issues and side effects of cancer treatment
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/lecture.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.19 - Educational and Information Resources
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Additional Resources for the Cancer Supportive Care Program, including books, websites, and contact information
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/resource.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.20 - Participating Cancer Supportive Care Centers
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Cancer Centers Using The Cancer Supportive Care Program
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/centers.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.21 - Sample Promotional Letters for the Cancer Supportive Care Program
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Sample promotions including letters for the Cancer Supportive Care Program
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/sample.html
First Appeared 2002-06-16; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.22 - Developing a free supportive care program for cancer patients within an integrative medicine clinic
E. Rosenbaum, H. Gautier, P. Fobair, A. Andrews, M. Hawn, R. Kurshner, B. Festa, P. Kramer, F. Manuel, N. Hirschberger, S. Selim, D. Spiegel
The cancer patient's journey not only includes a threat to one's life, but the need to face many medical and emotional challenges. The free Cancer Supportive Care Program (CSCP) within the Center for Integrative Medicine Clinic at Stanford University Hospital and Clinics has been identified as a successful model for helping patients to deal with these challenges. Reprint from Supportive Care in Cancer, Springer-Verlag GmbH, May 2003
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Program/developCSCP.pdf
First Appeared 2003-06-06; update 2006-02-18
RC263.R39.23 - Patient Empowerment through Supportive Care
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and David Spiegel, MD
Quality of life (QOL) is empowered by integrative supportive care, enabling cancer patients to take control as active participants in their treatment.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/empower.html
First Appeared 2006-03-06; update 2006-03-18
RC263.R39.24 - The Life Tapes and Symbolic Immortality Review
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
A diagnosis of cancer poses a powerful threat to the emotional equilibrium of both patients and families. Communication paralysis and denial exist; although, often, family members want to talk freely.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/immortal.html
First appeared 2006-03-18; updated 2006-03-18
RC263.R39.25 - Your Legacy Can Make You Feel Rich
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Philosophical thoughts on factors that enhance quality of life. Leaving a legacy of important factors in life, such as courage, hope, faith, compassion, and many of the frustrations and depressions for children, grandchildren is a most important remembrance.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/legacy.html
First appeared 2006-03-21
RC263.R39.26 - The Power Of Hope
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA
Rekindle your Inner Fire - your will to live. Realistic hope is a life force in and of itself.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/power.html
First appeared 2006-03-29;
RC263.R39.27 - Conducting A Life Tape Interview
Ernest Rosenbaum, MD, Robert W. Garlan, PhD, Naama Hirschberger, MA, Alison L. Siegel, MA, Lisa D. Butler, PhD and David Spiegel, MD
The Life Tapes Project helps bring families closer together by increasing communication and also acts as an existential intervention, leading to a greater sense of legacy, meaning of life, and increased self awareness.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/interview.php
First appeared 2006-06-17; updated 2007-09-20
RC263.R39.28 - Depression
Ernest Rosenbaum, MD
Reduce your doubts, work out ways to feel good about yourself. Doctors should not just be fighting the tumor but helping the people with the disease to live with it.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/depression.html
First appeared 2006-06-18;
RC263.R39.29 - Supportive Care for Happiness
Ernest Rosenbaum, MD
It is suggested that if patients are happy, they are also healthy, but this is not always true...Being diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, the chances of happiness sometimes fade.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/happy.html
First appeared 2006-09-03;
RC263.R39.30 - The Cancer Supportive Care Program and Website 2002, www.cancersupportivecare.com
Joint Breast & Prostate Cancer Retreat at the UCSFComprehensive Cancer Center Poster Session 5:00-7:00 pm, Tuesday, March 12, 2002

Ernest Rosenbaum, MD, David Spiegel, MD, Alexandra Andrews, Robert Ignoffo, PharmD, Holly Gautier, RN, BSN, Jean Chan, BA, MA, SEd
We have experts from different medical specialties providing information on specific topics including physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, physical therapists, dentists, dieticians, artists, etc. We will continue to explore these novel approaches.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/ucsf2002.html
First appeared 2002-10-17; updated 2007-02-11
RC263.R39.31 - How To Develop A Total Patient Care, Cancer Supportive Care Program (CSCP)The Stanford Complementary Medicine Clinic Experience
The 12TH International Supportive Care Conference, Washington, DC March 25, 2000

Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, David Spiegel, MD, Margaret Hawn, RN, Pat Fobair, LCSW, Francine Manuel, RPT, Kathleen Dzubur, MS, Pat Kramer, RN, MSN, AOCN, Pat Kearney, RD and Bernadette Festa, RD, MS,
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA
In January, 1999, a free CSCP was initiated in the Complementary Care Clinic at Stanford Medical Center to help meet the multiple needs of cancer patients, newly diagnosed, those undergoing and post therapy. Weekly lectures were given on various topics including psychosocial support, will to live, exercise, coping with cancer nutrition, fatigue and sleep problems.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/12abstract.html
First appeared 2000-12-03; updated 2007-02-11
RC263.R39.32 - The Cancer Supportive Care Program (CSCP) And Website For Improving The Quality Of Life For Cancer Patients
13th International Symposium Supportive Care in Cancer, June 2001, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, David Spiegel, MD, Holly Gautier, RN, BSN, Margaret Hawn, RN, Pat Fobair, LCSW, Bernadette Festa, RDH, MS, Kathleen Dzubar, MS, Bita Nouriani, MS, Pat Kramer, RN, MSN, AOCN, Alexandra Andrews, Sol Silverman, MA, DDS and Robert Ignoffo, PharmD,
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA and The University of California San Francisco (UCSF), San Francisco, CA.
The purpose of the Cancer Supportive Care Program (CSCP) is to improve the quality of life for cancer patients and families through rehabilitation and education to help reduce the morbidity and toxicity of cancer
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/copenhagen.html
First appeared 2001-12-17; updated 2007-02-11
RC263.R39.33 - The Cancer Supportive Care Program USA and Abroad for Improving the Quality of Life (QOL) for Patients
The Future of Supportive Therapy in Oncology: An International Congress Southampton, Bermuda 13-16 March 2003

Ernest H. Rosenbaum, Holly Gautier, Patricia Fobair, Bernadette Festa, Alexandra Andrews, Naama Hirschberger and David Spiegel
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, California, USA
The goal of the CSCP is to improve patient quality of life by implementing multi-disciplinary CSCPs to complement standard medical treatment. The CSCP model can be used to promote similar programs in the U.S. and around the world.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/bermuda2003.html
First appeared 2003-10-12; updated 2007-02-11
RC263.R39.34 - The Cancer Supportive Care Program and Website, www.cancersupportivecare.com
The Breast Oncology Program UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center Retreat, February 7, 2001

Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Alexandra Andrews, Robert Ignoffo, PharmD, FASHP, Holly Gautier, RN, BSN, Pat Fobair, LCSW, Kathleen Dzubur, MS, Pat Kramer, RN, MSN, AOCN, Margaret Hawn, RN, Bernadette Festa, RD, MS, David Spiegel, MD
Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Stanford, CA and The University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
The Cancer Supportive Care Website was started May 1999 providing education and support to a world wide audience. The main goal of the CSCP is to improve the quality of life for cancer patients through a rehabilitation program, to help reduce the morbidity and toxicity of cancer and cancer therapy, and regain their physical and functional status.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/bopabstract.html
First appeared 2001-12-17; updated 2007-02-11
RC263.R39.35 - The Cancer Care Program (CSCP) at Stanford's Complementary Medicine Clinic: Initial Evaluation
37th American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 12-15, San Francisco, CA

Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Bita Nouriani, MS, Holly V. Gautier, RN, BSN, Pat Fobair, LCSW, Bernadette Festa, RD, MS, Margaret Hawn, RN, Francine Manuel, RPT, Kathleen Dzubur, MS, Patricia Kramer, RN, MSN, AOCN, Michael Silverberg, David Spiegel, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA
In January 1999 we initiated a free CSCP in the Complementary Medicine Clinic at the Stanford University Medical Center for cancer patients who are recently diagnosed, undergoing therapy or post therapy
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/asco2001.html
First appeared 2001-12-17; updated 2007-02-11
RC263.R39.36 - Goals for Life
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD and Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA
Good goals for life are trust, faith, family and health. With disease one has to work to achieve hope in order to live to the fullest.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/gaolplan.html
First appeared 2007-03-21;
RC263.R39.37 - Symbolic Immortality - The Life Tapes Project - Abstract F-22 for the American Society of Breast Disease 31st Annual Symposium Society of Clinical Oncology, April 12-14, 2007, San Francisco, CA
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Alexandra Andrews, Robert Garlan, PhD, Alison Siegal, MA, Naama Hirschberger, MA, Lisa D. Butler, PhD, and David Spiegel, MD
Cancer Supportive Care, Stanford Hospitals and Clinics, Palo Alto, CA, United States, 94304
Life Tapes Project (LTP) is the cultivation of symbolic immortality - helping patients identify with things greater and more enduring than themselves and providing a sense of what will remain with the family after they are gone.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/asbdltp.html
First appeared 2007-07-02; updated 2007-07-05
RC263.R39.38 - Planning for Your Future by Getting Your Affairs in Order
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Alexandra Andrews, Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA
Life is full of unplanned events. Death is actually a shared experience for your family and friends. By sorting out your affairs now, you can bequeath the gifts of clear direction, rich memories, unique insights clear decisions, planned social and financial arrangements. A house swept clean of personal, financial and business cobwebs.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Survivor/order.html
First appeared 2008-03-08; updated 2010-11-07
RC263.R39.39 - The Role OF The Mind In Health and Longevity
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, and Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA
The will to live is a spiritual emotional and ethical commodity. It needs nurturing and development. Health care balances many acts -- the medical, physical, environmental, psychological, and nutritional in an attempt to keep the heart, brain and body healthy.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/mind.html
First appeared 2009-12-10; reviewed 2010-12-13
RC263.R39.40 - The Phoenix of Hope
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Hope is like the phoenix which is reborn in the morning but does need to be strengthened and renewed. To help our survival we make choices many times a day and try to accept the bad and convert it into the good.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/phoenix.html
First appeared 2010-10-10; reviewed 2010-12-13
RC263.R39.41 - Nurturing Hope - Getting Involved
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA
Patients approach their disease in an aggressive fighting posture, are no longer helpless victims - they become active partners with their medical support team in the fight for improvement, remission or cure. This partnership must be based on honesty, open communication, shared responsibility, and education about the nature of the disease, therapy options and rehabilitation.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/nurture.html
First appeared 1999-05-01; reviewed 2011-12-31
RC263.R39.41 - Hurry Up and Wait!
Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, Isadora R. Rosenbaum, MA
Waiting for appointments and test results can turn living with cancer into a full-time occupation and preoccupation. You count the weeks and days until your next appointment and make note of every ache and pain, thinking it might be a symptom of cancer. You are always waiting for something: the initial diagnosis following surgery, a biopsy, mammogram. or fine needle aspiration, the results of treatment and. when in remission, your next checkup.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/wait.html
First appeared 2005-10-03; updated 2012-08-19
RC263.S28.1 - Cancer Supportive Care (CSCP) at the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center
39th American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 3, 2003, Chicago, IL (USA)
RC263.S28.1 - Cancer Supportive Care (CSCP) at the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center
39th American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 3, 2003, Chicago, IL (USA)
RC263.S28.1 - Cancer Supportive Care (CSCP) at the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University Medical Center
39th American Society of Clinical Oncology, May 31-June 3, 2003, Chicago, IL (USA)

David Spiegel, MD, Holly Gautier, RN, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD
Center for Integrative Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
The goals of the CSCP are to improve the quality of life of cancer patients and their families by providing information and support, and reducing symptoms, toxicities, and morbidity arising from cancer and its treatment. Providing such structured supportive care and information should also save time for physicians and the medical team. This rehabilitation program consists of weekly lectures and workshops, and provides psychological, nutritional, exercise, and fatigue reduction services to provide information and ways of coping with patient problems.
http://www.cancersupportivecare.com/Abstracts/asco2003.html
First appeared 2003-12-12; updated 2007-02-18


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