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Janice Hoobler's Introduction
Janice Hoobler

Hello, I am Janice Hoobler, a Non-Hodgkin's cancer survivor and presently working at Alta Bates Comprehensive Center in Berkeley, CA. I am passionate about helping cancer patients, their family and friends learn more about their diagnosis, resources in the community and coping skills. The materials I have in the Patient Resource Center at Alta Bates will be used in this page. Any questions? contact.html">Janice Hoobler.

Books Used At The Alta Bates Cancer Resource Center

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Brain Cancer
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Navigating through a strange land: a book for brain tumor patients and their families.
Roloff, Tricia Ann.  San Francisco: Indigo Press, 1995.

Breast Cancer
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Advanced Breast Cancer: a guide to living with metastatic   disease.
Mayer, Musa  Cambridge; Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 1998.
Ask the Doctor: Breast cancer.
  Friedewald, Vincent E. Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, 1997.
Breast Cancer: a family survival guide.
  Pederson, Lucille M.  Westport, Conn.: Bergin & Garvey, 1995.
Breast Cancer: a husband's story.
  Sokol, Bruce. Birmingham, AL: Crane Hill Publishers, 1997.
Breast Cancer: a patient guide.
  Anderson, Patricia J. Jonesboro, GA, U.S.A. (1887 Coventry Way, Jonesboro 30236): Creative Health Services, 1992.
Breast Cancer? Breast Health!: the wise woman way.
  Weed, Susun S.  Woodstock, N.Y.: Ash Tree Pub., 1996.
The Breast Cancer Companion: from diagnosis through treatment to recovery: everything you need to know for every step along the way.
  LaTour, Kathy.  New York: W. Morrow & Co., 1993.
The Breast Cancer Handbook: taking control after you've found a lump.
  Swirsky, Joan.  New York, NY: HarperPerennial, 1994.
Breast Cancer? Let Me Check My Schedule.
  McCarthy, Peggy.  Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1997.
The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet: the powerful foods, supplements, and drugs that can save your life.
  Arnot, Robert Burns.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1998.
The Breast Cancer Prevention Program.
  Epstein, Samuel S. New York, NY: Macmillan, 1998.
Breast Cancer: strategies for husbands to support their wives
  Eckmann, Jim.  San Diego, Calif.: Nehemiah Pub. House, 1995.
The Breast Cancer Survival Manual: a step-by-step guide for the woman with newly diagnosed breast cancer.
Link, John, M.D.  New York: Henry Holt, 1998.
Breast Cancer: the complete guide.
  Hirshaut, Yashar. New York: Bantam Books, 1993, 1992.
Breast Cancer: what every woman should know.
Baron-Faust, Rita.  New York: Hearst Books, 1995.
The Breast Sourcebook: everything you need to know about breast cancer detection, treatment, and prevention.
Rosenthal, M. Sara.  Los Angeles, Calif.: Lowell House, 1996.
The Cancer Journals.
  Lorde, Audre.  San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 1997.
The Complete Book of Breast Care.
  Lauersen, Niels H. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1996.
Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book
  Love, Susan M.  Reading, Mass.:  Addison-Wesley, 1995.
Estrogen and Breast Cancer: a warning to women.
  Rinzler, Carol Ann.  New York: Macmillan Pub. Co., 1993.
Finding a Lump in Your Breast: where to go, what to do.
Kneece, Judy C.  Columbia, SC: EduCare Pub., 1996.
Helping Your Mate Face Breast Cancer: Tips for Becoming an Effective Support Partner for the One You Love During the Breast Cancer Experience.
  Kneece, Judy C. Edu Care Inc, 1995.
Holding Tight, Letting Go: living with metastatic breast cancer.
  Mayer, Musa.  Cambridge; Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 1997.
How to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer.
  Michnovicz, Jon J.  New York, NY: Warner Books, 1994.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer: a survivor's guide for when treatment ends and the rest of your life begins.
Weiss, Marisa C.  New York: Times Books, 1998.
Love, Laughter & a High Disregard for Statistics: I'm alive and the doctor's dead: surviving cancer with your sense of humor and your sexuality intact.
  Buchanan, Sue.  Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan Pub. House, 1998.
Man to Man: when the woman you love has breast cancer.
Murcia, Andy.  New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989.
My Breast.
  Wadler, Joyce.  New York: Pocket Books, 1997.
No Less a Woman: femininity, sexuality & breast cancer.
Kahane, Deborah Hobler.  Almeda, CA: Hunter House, 1995.
The Race Is Run One Step at a Time: my personal struggle --and everywoman's guide--to taking charge of breast cancer.
  Brinker, Nancy.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.
Recovering from Breast Cancer.
  Fabian, Carol.  New York: HarperPaperbacks, 1992.
Recovering from Breast Surgery:exercises to strengthen your body and relieve pain.
  Stumm, Diana.  Alameda, CA: Hunter House, 1995.
Seeing the Crab: a memoir of dying before I do.
Middlebrook, Christina.  New York: Anchor Books, 1998.
Spinning Straw into Gold: your emotional recovery from breast cancer.
  Kaye, Ronnie.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991.
Straight talk about breast cancer: from diagnosis to recovery: a guide for the whole family.
  Braddock, Suzanne W.  Omaha, Neb.: Addicus Books, 1994.
Tamoxifen: new hope in the fight against breast cancer.
Kessler, John F.  New York: Avon Books, 1999.
Winning the chemo battle
  Mitchell, Joyce Slayton.  New York:  Norton, 1988.
Women talk about breast surgery: from diagnosis to recovery.
  Gross, Amy.  New York, NY: HarperPerennial, 1991.
Your Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook: a patient's guide to understanding the disease, treatment options, and the physical and emotional recovery from breast cancer.
Kneece, Judy C.  West Columbia, SC: EduCare Pub., 1995.

Cancer Prevention
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Living Well, Staying Well: the ultimate guide to help prevent heart disease and cancer.
  American Heart Association and American Cancer Society.  New York: Times Books, 1999.
Stopping Cancer Before It Starts: American Institute for Cancer Research's program for cancer prevention.
  New York: Golden Books, 1999.

Cancer Survivors
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After Cancer: a guide to your new life.
  Harpham, Wendy Schlessel.  New York, NY: HarperPerennial, 1995.
Cancer Combat: cancer survivors share their guerrilla tactics to help you win the fight of your life.
  King, Dean.  New York: Bantam Books, 1998.
A Cancer Survivor's Almanac: charting your journey.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship. Minneapolis, MN: Chronimed Pub., 1996.
Cancer Talk: voices of hope and endurance from "The Group Room," the world's largest cancer support group.
Schimmel, Selma R. and Barry Fox.  New York: Broadway Books, 1999.
Cancervive: The Challenge of Life After Cancer.
  Nessim, Susan.  Houghton Mifflin Co., 1992.
Celebrating life: African American women speak out about breast cancer.
  Dunnavant, Sylvia.  Dallas, Tex.: USFI, 1995.
Chicken Soup for the Surviving Soul: 101 stories of courage and inspiration from those who have survived cancer.
  Canfield, Jack.  Deerfield Beach, Fla.: Health Communications, 1996.
Dancing in Limbo: making sense of life after cancer.
Halvorson-Boyd, Glenna; Hunter, Lisa.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1995.
Life after Cancer
  Kent, Ann.  London: Ward Lock, 1996.

Triumph: getting back to normal when you have cancer. Morra, Marion E.  New York: Avon Books,c, 1990.

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The Art of Dying: how to leave this world with dignity and grace, at peace with yourself and your loved ones.
Weenolsen, Patricia.  New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1997.
Caregiver's Handbook.
  Visiting Nurse Associations of America.  New York: DK Pub., 1998.
Caregiving: hospice-proven techniques for healing body and soul.
  Smith, Douglas C.  New York, NY: Macmillan USA, 1997.
Caregiving: the spiritual journey of love, loss, and renewal.
  McLeod, Beth Witrogen.  New York: J. Wiley & Sons, 1999.
Caring for Yourself while Caring for Your Aging Parents: how to help, how to survive.
  Berman, Claire.  New York: H. Holt, 1997.
Dying Well: the prospect for growth at the end of life.
Byock, Ira.  New York: Riverhead Books, 1997.
Final Gifts: understanding the special awareness, needs, and communications of the dying
  Callanan, Maggie.  New York: Bantam Books, 1997.
Grieving Days, Healing Days.
  Mannino, J. Davis.  Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1997.
How to Survive the Loss of a Love.
  Colgrove, Melba.  Los Angeles, Calif.: Prelude Press, 1993.
I'm Here to Help: a guide for caregivers, hospice workers, and volunteers.
  Ray, M. Catherine.  New York: Bantam Books, 1997.
Share the Care: how to organize a group to care for someone who is seriously ill.
  Capossela, Cappy.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995.
Taking Care of Caregivers: for families and others who care for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
  Roberts, D. Jeanne.  Palo Alto, Calif.: Bull Pub. Co., 1991.
Who Dies? An investigation of conscious living and conscious dying.
  Levine, Stephen.  Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1982.
A year to Live: how to live this year as if it were your last.
  Levine, Stephen.  New York: Bell Tower, 1998.

Chemotherapy and Radiation
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Cancer Chemotherapy and Biotherapy: a reference guide.
Tenenbaum, Linda.  Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders,c, 1994.
The Chemotherapy & Radiation Therapy Survival Guide.
McKay, Judith.  Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 1998.
The Chemotherapy Survival Guide.
  McKay, Judith. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, 1993.
Coping with Chemotherapy.
  Bruning, Nancy.  New York: Ballantine Books, 1993.
Coping with Radiation Therapy: a ray of hope.
  Cukier, Daniel; McCullough, Virgina E  Los Angeles: Lowell House Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1996.
Lippincott's Cancer Chemotherapy Handbook.
  Baquiran, Delia C.  Philadelphia: Lippincott, 1998.
Making the Chemotherapy Decision.
  Drum, David E.  Los Angeles, Calif.: Lowell House Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1996.
Making the Radiation Therapy Decision.
  Brenner, David J. Los Angeles: Lowell House Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1996.
Managing Side Effects of Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy.
  Dodd, Marylin J.  New York: Prentice Hall Press,, 1991.
Nursing Care in Radiation Oncology.
  Dow, Karen Hassey. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1997.
Questioning Chemotherapy.
  Moss, Ralph W.  Brooklyn, NY: Equinox Press, 1995.

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A Chair Full of Heart.
  Calvin, Sally R.  Hara Publishers, 1998.
Childhood Leukemia: a guide for families, friends & caregivers.
  Keene, Nancy.  Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 1997.
Coping When a Parent Has Cancer.
  Strauss, Linda Leopold. New York, N.Y.: Rosen Pub. Group, 1988.
Kemo Shark.
  King, H. Elizabeth.  Kidscope Inc., 1995.
Surviving Childhood Cancer: a guide for families.
Fromer, Margot Joan.  Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press, 1995.
"They Never Want to Tell You": children talk about cancer
.  Bearison, David J.  Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1991.
When a Parent Has Cancer:  a guide to caring for your children.
  Harpham, Wendy Schlessel.  New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 1997.
Your Child in the Hospital.
  Keene, Nancy  Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly and Associates, 1997.

Colon Cancer
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Colon cancer & the polyps connection.
  Fisher, Stephen J. Tuscon, Ariz.: Fisher Books, 1995.
What to do if you get colon cancer: a specialist helps you take charge and make informed choices.
  Miskovitz, Paul F.  New York: Wiley, 1997.

Colorectal Cancer
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Colorectal cancer: a thorough and compassionate resource for patients and their families.
  Levin, Bernard.  New York: Villard, 1999.

Complementary Alternative Therapies
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The Alternative Health & Medicine Encyclopedia
  Marti, James.  Detroit: Visible Ink Press, 1997.
Alternatives in Cancer Therapy:the complete guide to non-traditional treatments.
  Pelton, Ross.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1994.
The Best Alternative Medicine: What Works? What Does Not?
by Kenneth R. Pelletier
Better Breast Health Naturally With Chinese Medicine.
Wolfe, Honora Lee.  Blue Poppy Press, 1999.
Cancer Therapy: the independent consumer's guide to non-toxic treatment & prevention.
  Moss, Ralph W.  New York: Equinox Press, 1992.
  Morra, Marion E.  New York: Avon Books, 1994.
Choices in Healing: integrating the best of conventional and complementary approaches to cancer.
  Lerner, Michael.  Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1994.
Choices: realistic alternatives in cancer treatment.
Morra, Marion E.  New York, N.Y.: Avon, 1987.
The Complete Guide to Alternative Cancer Therapies: what you need to know to make an informed choice
  Falcone, Ron.  New York:  Carol Pub. Group, 1994.
Definitive Guide to Headaches: an alternative medicine.
Milne, Robert D.  Tiburon, Calif.: Future Medicine Pub., 1997.
Essiac: a native herbal cancer remedy.
  Olsen, Cynthia B. Pagosa Springs, CO: Kali Press, 1998.
The Healer Within: the four essential self-care methods for creating optimal health.
  Jahnke, Roger.  San Francisco: Harper, 1997.
Natural health, Natural Medicine: a comprehensive manual for wellness and self-care.
  Weil, Andrew.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Options: the alternative cancer therapy book.
  Walters, Richard.  Garden City Park, N.Y.: Avery Pub. Group, 1993.
Sharks Don't Get Cancer.
  Lane, I. William.  Avery Pub Group, 1992.
Third opinion: an international directory to alternative therapy centers for the treatment and prevention of cancer & other degenerative diseases.
  Fink, John M. Garden City Park, N.Y.: Avery Pub. Group, 1997.
Women Confront Cancer: making medical history by choosing alternative and complementary therapies.
  Wooddell, Margaret J.  New York: New York University Press, 1998.

Coping Reducing Stress
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Beyond Miracles: living with cancer: inspirational and practical advice for patients and their families.
Hersh, Stephen P.  Lincolnwood, IL: Contemporary Books, 1998.
The Cancer Conqueror.
  Anderson, Greg.  Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, 1990.
Full Catastrophe Living:using the wisdom of your body and mind to face stress, pain, and illness.
  Kabat-Zinn, Jon.  New York, N.Y.: Delta, 1991.
Healing and the Mind.
  Moyers, Bill D.  New York: Doubleday, 1993.
How to Live Between Office Visits: a guide to life, love and health.
  Siegel, Bernie S.  New York, NY: HarperCollins, 1994.
I Can Cope: staying healthy with cancer.
  Johnson, Judi; Klein, Linda.  Minnetonka, MN: Chronimed Pub., 1994.
Kitchen Table Wisdom: stories that heal.
  Remen, Rachel Naomi.  New York: Riverhead Books, 1996.
Letters from motherless daughters: words of courage, grief, and healing.
  Edelman, Hope.  New York, N.Y.: Delta, 1996.
Love, Medicine & Miracles: lessons learned about self-healing from a surgeon's experience with exceptional patients.
  Siegel, Bernie S.  New York: HarperPerennial, 1990.
Making Miracles Happen.
  Smith, Gregory White.  New York, N.Y.: Delta Trade Paperbacks, 1998, c1997.
No More Bad-Hair Days: a woman's journey through cancer, chemotherapy, and coping.
  Hyde, Susan Sturges. Atlanta, GA: Longstreet Press, 1996.
The Relaxation Response.
  Benson, Herbert; Klipper, Miriam Z.  New York: Avon Books, 1976.
She Came to Live Out Loud: an inspiring family journey through illness, loss, and grief.
  MacPherson, Myra. New York: Scribner, 1999.
When You're Sick and Don't Know Why: coping with your undiagnosed illness.
  Hanner, Linda.  Minneapolis, MN: DCI Pub., 1991.

General Cancer Topics
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The Activist Cancer Patient:how to take charge of your treatment.
  Zakarian, Beverly.Ezra M., MD Greenspan (Introduction)   New York: Wiley, 1996.
Alive to Testify
  Wright, Wanna  1999.
The Alpha Book on Cancer and Living: for patients family and friends.
  Alameda, Ca.: The Alpha Institute, 1993.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Book: prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation, cure.
Arthur I. Holleb, ed.  Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1986.
Be Prepared : The Complete Financial, Legal, and Practical Guide for Living With a Life-Challenging Condition
by David S. Landay
Being Brett : Chronicle of a Daughter's Death
  McAllister, Robert M.  New York: BasicBooks,c, 1993.
Cancer Answers: encouraging answers to 25 questions you were always afraid to ask.
  Friedberg, Errol C.  New York: W.H. Freeman, 1992.
Cancer Battle Plan: six strategies for beating cancer from a recovered "hopeless case".
  Freahm, Anne E. Colorado Springs, Colo.: Pianon Press, 1992.
The Cancer Book: a guide to understanding the causes, prevention, and treatment of cancer.
  Cooper, Geoffrey M.  Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 1993.
Cancer Doesn't Have to Hurt: how to conquer the pain caused by cancer and cancer treatment.
  Haylock, Pamela J.  Alameda, CA: Hunter House Publishers, 1997.
Cancer: the facts.
  Whitehouse, Michael; Slevin, Maurice L.  Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.
Cancer Supportive Care: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Their Families
by Ernest H. Rosenbaum M.D.and Isadora Rosenbaum. M.A. , Somerville House, 1998
Cancer, There's Hope.
  Bloch, Richard.  Putnam Pub Group, 1983.
The Causes and Prevention of Cancer.
  Levenson, Frederick B.  New York: Stein and Day, 1985.
Confronting Cancer: how to care for today and tomorrow.
Sherry, Michael M.  New York: Insight Books, 1994.
Confronting Life-Threatening Illness: maintaining control and establishing positive objectives.
  Whitacre, John D.  Ann Arbor, Mich.: Pierian Press, 1992.
Conversations about Cancer: a patient's guide to informed decision making.
  Auerbach, Michael.  Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
Dancing at the Edge of Life: a memoir.
  Warner, Gale. New York: Hyperion, 1998.
Diagnosis, Cancer: your guide through the first few months.
  Harpham, Wendy Schlessel.  New York: Norton, 1998.
The Diagnosis Is Cancer: a psychological and legal resource handbook for cancer patients, their families, and helping professionals
  Larschan, Edward J.  Palo Alto, CA: Bull Pub. Co. New York, NY: Distributed in the U.S. by Kampmann, 1986.
  Minot, Susan.  New York: Knopf: Distributed by Random House, 1998.
Everyone's Guide to Cancer Therapy.
  Dollinger, Malin. Kansas City, Mo.: Andrews McMeel Pub., 1997.
Fighting Cancer.
  Bloch, Annette.  Bloch Cancer Foundation, 1989.
From Victim to Victor: the wellness community guide to fighting for recovery for cancer patients and their families.
  Benjamin, Harold H.  New York: Dell Pub., 1989.
Getting the Best from Your Doctor: An Insider's Guide to the Health Care You Deserve.
  Schwartz, Alan N.  Harper Mass Market Paperbacks, 1999.
Informed Decisions: the complete book of cancer diagnosis, treatment, and recovery.
  Murphy,Gerald P. New York: Viking, 1997.
Inner Fire: Your Will to Live
by Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, and Isadora Rosenbaum, MA, Plexus,1999
Living downstream: a scientist's personal investigation of cancer and the environment.
  Steingraber, Sandra. New York: Vintage Books, 1998.
One Renegade Cell: how cancer begins.
  Weinberg, Robert A.  New York: Basic Books,
The Physician Within: a step-by-step guide to living well with chronic illness.
  Feste, Catherine.  New York: H. Holt and Co., 1995.
A Season in Hell: a memoir.
  French, Marilyn.  New York: Knopf, 1998.
Taking Charge of Your Health.
  Hodge, Alice  Watsonville, OR: Book Partners, 1999.
The Transformed Cell: unlocking the mysteries of cancer.
Rosenberg, Steven A.  New York: Avon Books, 1993.
Understanding Cancer.
  Laszlo, John.  New York: Harper & Row, 1987.
When Life Becomes Precious: a guide for loved ones and friends of cancer patients.
  Babcock, Elise NeeDell. New York: Bantam, 1997.

General Reference
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Alternative Medicine: the definitive guide.
  The Burton Goldberg Group.  Puyallup, WA: Future Medicine Pub., 1993.
Cancer Medicine 
Holland, James F.  Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
Cancer: Principles & Practice of Oncology.
  Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
Cancer Symptom Management.
  Groenwald, Susan L.  Boston: Jones and Bartlett, 1996.
Cecil Textbook of Medicine.
  Bennett, J. Claude. Philadelphia: Saunders, 1996.
The Complete Drug Reference: United States Pharmacopeia.
Yonkers, N.Y.: Consumer Reports Books, 1998.
The Consumer Health Information Source Book.
  Rees, Alan M.  Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1998.
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary.
  Philadelphia: Saunders, 1994.
The Human Body: an illustrated guide to its structure, function, and disorders.
  Clayman, Charles.  London; New York: Dorling Kindersley Pub., 1995.
Mayo Clinic Family Health Book
  David E. Larson.  New York: W. Morrow, 1996.
The Medical Advisor:the complete guide to alternative & conventional treatments.
  Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Books, 1996.
The Merck Manual of Medical Information.
  Home edition. Berkow, Robert.  Whitehouse Station, N.J.: Merck Research Laboratories, 1997.
The New Cancer Sourcebook: basic information about major forms and stages of cancer.
  Cook, Alan R.  Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 1996.
Physicians' Desk Reference (PDR)
  Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics, 1998.
USPDI Oncology Drug Information
  Association of Community Cancer Centers, 1998-1999.

Lung Cancer
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Living with lung cancer: a guide for patients and their families.
  Cox, Barbara G.  Gainesville, Fla.: Triad Pub. Co., 1998.
Lung cancer: the facts.
  Williams, C. J.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
The Lung Cancer Manual by the Alliance for Lung Cancer Advocacy, Support, and Education
ALCASE. ALCASE, 1999. or can be ordered spiral-bound from ALCASE . Alliance for Lung Cancer, P.O. Box 849 Vancouver, WA 98666; 800 298-2436 US only; 360-696-2436;
Myths & Facts about Lung Cancer: What You Need to Know
by John C. Ruckdeschel. P R R, Incorporated, 1999.

Lymphomas Cancer
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Non-Hodgkin's lymphomas: making sense of diagnosis, treatment, & options.
  Johnston, Lorraine.  Cambridge, Mass.: O'Reilly, 1999.

Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers
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Melanoma: prevention, detection, and treatment.
  Poole, Catherine M.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.
Saving your skin: prevention, early detection, and treatment of melanoma and other skin cancers.
  Kenet, Barney J.  New York: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1998.

Mind and Body Spiritual
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30 Scripts for Relaxation Imagery & Inner Healing
by Julie T. Lusk
Ageless Body, Timeless Mind:the quantum alternative to growing old.
  Chopra, Deepak.  New York: Harmony Books, 1993.
Anatomy of the Spirit: the seven stages of power and healing.
  Myss, Caroline M.  New York: Three Rivers Press, 1997.
Art and Healing: using expressive art to heal your body, mind and spirit.
  Ganim, Barbara.  New York: Three Rivers Press, 1999.
Art & Practice of Creative Visualization
by Ophiel,
Art, Rage, Us: art and writing by women with breast cancer.
  San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1998.
Breath by Breath: The Liberating Practice of Insight Meditation.
  Rosenberg, Larry  Boston: Shambhala Pub., 1998.
Close to the bone: life-threatening illness and the search for meaning.
  Bolen, Jean Shinoda.  New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Creative Healing: how to heal yourself by tapping your hidden creativity.
  Samuels, Mike.  San Francisco: Harper, 1998.
Creative Visualization: use the power of your imagination to create what you want in your life.
  Gawain, Shakti. Novato, Calif.: Nataraj Pub., 1998.
Getting Well Again: a step-by-step, self-help guide to overcoming cancer for patients and their families.
Simonton, Oscar Carl.  New York: Bantam Books, 1992.
Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart: a Buddhist perspective on wholeness.
  Epstein, Mark.  New York: Broadway Books, 1999.
Grace and Grit: spirituality and healing in the life and death of Treya Killam Wilber.
  Wilber, Ken.  Boston: Shambhala, 1993.
Heal Your Body A-Z: the mental causes for physical illness and the way to overcome them.
  Hay, Louise L. Carlsbad, CA: Hay House, 1998.
The Healing Power of Mind: simple meditation exercises for health, well-being, and enlightenment.
  Thondup, Tulku.  Boston: Shambhala, 1996.
Healing Words: The Power of Prayer and the Practice of Medicine.
  Dossey, Larry, M.D.  Harper Mass Market Paperbacks, 1997.
Love Is Letting Go of Fear.
  Jampolsky, Gerald G. Millbrae, Calif.: Celestial Arts, 1979.
Minding the Body, Mending the Mind.
  Borysenko, Joan. Toronto; New York: Bantam Books, 1988.
Open mind, open heart: the contemplative dimension of the Gospel.
  Keating, Thomas.  Rockport, Mass.: Element, 1992.
Peace, Love & Healing: bodymind communication and the path to self-healing: an exploration.
  Siegel, Bernie S.  New York: Perennial Library, 1990.
Perfect Health: the complete mind/body guide.
  Chopra, Deepak.  New York: Harmony Books, 1991.
Pocketful of Miracles: prayers, meditations, and affirnmations to nurture your spirit every day of the year.
  Borysenko, Joan.  New York: Warner Books,, 1994.
A Portrait of Breast Cancer: expression in words and art.
Smith, William D.  Project Woman, American Cancer Society, 1996.
The Power of the Mind to Heal.
  Borysenko, Joan.  Carson, CA: Hay House, 1994.
Prayer is Good Medicine: how to reap the healing benefits of prayer.
  Dossey, Larry.  San Francisco: Harper, 1996.
Quantum Healing: exploring the frontiers of mind/body medicine.
  Chopra, Deepak.  New York: Bantam Books, 1990.
Rituals of Healing: using imagery for health and wellness.
  Achterberg, Jeanne.  New York: Bantam Books, 1994.
Spontaneous Healing:how to discover and enhance your body's natural ability to maintain and heal itself.
Weil, Andrew.  New York: Knopf, 1995.
Staying Well with Guided Imagery.
  Naparstek, Belleruth. New York: Warner Books, 1995.
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.
  Sogyal, Rinpoche. San Francisco: Harper, 1992.
The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying.
  Sogyal, Rinpoche; edited by Patrick Gaffney and Andrew Harvey.  San Francisco: Harper, 1994.
The Type C Connection: the mind-body link to cancer and your health.
  Temoshok, Lydia.  New York: Plume, 1993.
When Cancer Comes.
  Hawkins, Don.  Chicago: Moody Press, 1993.
Wherever You Go, There You Are: mindfulness meditation in everyday life.
  Kabat-Zinn, Jon.  New York: Hyperion, 1995.
Why People Don't Heal and How They.
  Myss, Caroline M. New York: Three Rivers Press, 1998.

Mouth and Throat
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Cancers of the Mouth and Throat A Patient's Guide to Treatment
by William Lydiatt, M.D. Perry Johnson, M.D, Addicus Books, 2000.

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The American Cancer Society Cookbook.
  Lindsay, Anne. New York: Hearst Books, 1988.
Cancer and Nutrition: a ten-point plan to reduce your risk of getting cancer.
  Simone, Charles B.  Garden City Park, N.Y.: Avery Pub. Group, 1992.
The Cancer Recovery Eating Plan: the right foods to help fuel your recovery.
  Nixon, Daniel W.; Zanca, Jane A. New York: Random House, 1996.
The Cancer Survivor's Nutrition and Health Guide: eating well and getting better during and after cancer treatment.
  Spiller, Gene A.  Rocklin, Calif.: Prima Pub., 1997.
Eat to Beat Cancer.
   Hatherill, J. Robert.  Los Angeles, CA: Renaissance Books, 1998.
The essential guide to nutrition and the foods we eat: everything you need to know about the foods you eat.
The American Dietetic Association.  New York: HarperResource, 1999.
Estrogen: the natural way: over 250 easy and delicious recipes for menopause.
  Shandler, Nina.  New York: Villard Books, 1998.
Food for Life: the cancer prevention cookbook.
  Bohannon, Richard.  Lincolnwood, Ill.: Contemproary Books, 1998.
Food: Your Miracle Medicine: How Food Can Prevent and Cure over 100 Symptoms and Problems.
  Carper, Jean. Harper Mass Market Paperbacks, 1998.
Laurel's Kitchen Caring: recipes for everyday home caregiving.
  Robertson, Laurel.  Berkeley, Calif.: Ten Speed Press, 1997.
Nutrition, Cancer, and You: what you need to know, and where to start.
  Calhoun, Susan.  Lenexa, KS: Addax Publishing Group, 1997.
What to Eat If You Have Cancer: a guide to adding nutritional therapy to your treatment plan.
  Keane, Maureen.  Chicago, Ill.: Contemporary Books, 1996.
The What to Eat if You Have Cancer Cookbook: over 100 easy-to-prepare recipes for patients and their families and caregivers.
  Keane, Maureen.  Lincolnwood, Ill.: Contemporary Books, 1997.
What to Eat Now: the Cancer Lifeline cookbook and easy-to-use nutrition guide to delicious and healthy eating for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers.
Keim, Rachel.  Seattle: Sasquatch Books, 1996.
What to Eat When You Don't Feel Like Eating.
  Haller, James.  Robert Pope Foundation, 1994.
World without Cancer: the story of vitamin B17.
  Griffin, G. Edward  Westlake Village, CA: American Media, 1997.

Ovarian Cancer
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Gilda's disease:sharing personal experiences and a medical perspective on ovarian cancer.
  Piver, M. Steven.  Amherst, N.Y.: Prometheus Books, 1996.

Prostate Cancer
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The ABCs of prostate cancer:the book that could save your life.
  Oesterling, Joseph E.  Lanham: Madison Books Distributed by National Book Network, 1997.
Climbing back.
  Gerner, Mark.  Commack, NY: Kroshka Books, 1997.
Coping with prostate cancer.
  Phillips, Robert H.  Garden City Park, N.Y.: Avery Pub. Group, 1994.
How I survived prostate cancer-- and so can you: a guide for diagnosing and treating prostate cancer.
  Lewis, James.  Westbury, NY: Health Education Literary Publishers, 1994.
Man to man: surviving prostate cancer.
  Korda, Michael. New York: Vintage Books, 1997.
New guidelines for surviving prostate cancer.
  Lewis, James.  Westbury, NY: Health Education Literary Publisher, 1997.
The patient's guide to prostate cancer: an expert's successful treatment strategies and options.
  Garnick, Marc B.  New York: Plume, 1996.
Prostate cancer: a non-surgical perspective.
  Wallner, Kent.  Canaan, N.Y.: SmartMedicine Press, 1996.
Prostate cancer: overcoming denial with action: a guide to screening, treatment, and healing.
  Salowe, Allen E. New York: St. Martin's Griffin, 1998.
Prostate cancer: portraits of empowerment.
  Jelsing, Nadine.  Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1999.
The prostate cancer sourcebook: how to make informed treatment choices.
  Loo, Marcus H.  New York: Wiley, 1998.
Prostate cancer: what every man--and his family--needs to know.
  Bostwick, David G.  New York: Villard, 1999.
Prostate cancer: what I found out & what you should know.
Maddox, Robert L.  Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw Publishers, 1997.
Recovering from prostate cancer.
  Gomella, Leonard G. New York, N.Y.: HarperPaperbacks, 1993.

Women's Cancer Issues
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Beauty & Cancer: looking and feeling your best.
  Noyes, Diane Doan.  Dallas, Tex.: Taylor Pub. Co., 1992.
Before the Change: taking charge of your perimenopause.
Gittleman, Ann Louise.  San Francisco: Harper, 1998.
Cancer Sourcebook for Women: basic information about specific forms of cancer that affect women.
  Cook, Alan R.  Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 1996.
Dr. Susan Love's Hormone Book: making informed choices about menopause.
Love, Susan M.  New York: Times Books, 1998.
Estrogen: answers to all your questions about hormone replacement therapy and natural alternatives.
  Stolar, Mark W.  New York: Avon Books, 1997.
Hormones, Hot Flashes, and Mood Swings: the menopause survival guide.
  Gillespie, Clark.  New York: HarperPerennial, 1994.
Sexuality and Fertility after Cancer.
  Schover, Leslie R. New York: Wiley, 1997.
What Every Woman Needs to Know about Menopause: the years before, during, and after.
  Minkin, Mary Jane.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 1996.
A Woman's Book of Life: the Biology, Psychology, and Spirituality of the Feminine Life Cycle.
  Borysenko, Joan.  New York: Riverhead Books, 1998.
Women and Cancer: a thorough and compassionate resource for patients and their families.
  Runowitz, Carolyn. New York: Villard, 1999.
Women's Cancers: how to prevent them, how to treat them, how to beat them.
  McGinn, Kerry Anne.  Alameda, Calif.: Hunter House, 1998.
Women's Symptoms: a comprehensive guide to common symptoms and diseases: their causes and treatments.
Strausz, Ivan K.  New York: Dell Pub., 1996.

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