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  Georgia Cancer Specialists | Alternative Therapies Commonly Used by Cancer Patients
Patients being treated for cancer frequently are advised to begin taking supplements or herbs by well-meaning friends or family.
A cancer treatment based on the idea that cancer is caused by the lack of oxygen and can be cured by exposing cancer cells to more oxygen than they can tolerate.
Georgia Cancer Specialists, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is the largest private oncology and hematology practice in the Southeast with 34 physicians and 28 offices throughout the Atlanta and Macon areas.
www.gacancer.com /patients/nutrition/alternative_therapies   (2693 words)

 Testicular Cancer | Checklist
As soon as you suspect you may have cancer, schedule an appointment with your dentist, and have the dentist not only give you a thorough cleaning, but also address any cavities or other problems.
So to preserve options, testicular cancer patients should consider whether or not to bank sperm as soon as they have a confirmed cancer diagnosis.
If your oncologist is reluctant to sign the form, tell him that other testicular cancer patients have told you that it helped a lot, especially for picking up drugs from the pharmacy and for grocery shopping.
www.kantrowitz.com /cancer/checklist.html   (2612 words)

 The Branden Lombardi Foundation - Improving the quality of life for cancer patients today - cancer care in Arizona   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As a cancer patient, family, friend or caregiver the internet and local bookstores can be a wealth of information.
Cancer Care's reach, including its cancer awareness initiatives, also extends to family members, care givers, and professionals, providing vital information and assistance.
Written by Dr. Dan Shapiro an assistant professor in the department of integrative medicine/psychiatry at the University of Arizona Health Science Center in Tucson, Arizona, he shares his journey from cancer diagnosis during his Junior year of college and the subsequent roller coaster ride that was his life as a cancer patient.
www.chipintofightcancer.org /links.htm   (1099 words)

 Directory of Clinics
We also have a list of clinics that use a combination of alternative and conventional therapy to treat cancer.
They work with patients who want alternative or integrated approaches to help their immune system while doing or after chemo or other conventional approaches.
The listing of a doctor or clinic here does not signify an endorsement by the Cancer Cure Foundation, unless we have indicated it.
www.cancure.org /directory_clinics.htm   (6858 words)

 Empowerment in cyberspace - Electronic discussion helps cancer patients cope
Isolation and the feeling of being out of control of one's life are common experiences for cancer patients.
The Internet can be a valuable tool in helping to make patients feel part of an understanding community, said Mette Terp Hoeybye, from the Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Copenhagen, Denmark, speaking at ECCO 12 — The European Cancer Conference today (Monday 22 September).
Breast cancer patients participating in the Scandinavian Breast Cancer Mailing List were recruited to the eight-month study, which took the form of participants e-mailing each other about personal experience of breast cancer.
www.eurekalert.org /pub_releases/2003-09/foec-eic092003.php   (435 words)

 Cancer Email Discussion Lists and News Groups - CancerIndex
MPD-NET (ACOR) A list for patients, family, friends, researchers, and physicians for MPD including agnogenic myeloid metaplasis, chronic myelogenous leukemia, essential thrombocythemia, myelodysplastic syndrome, myelofibrosis and polycythemia vera.
OurAngelTeens (Angels of Hope) unmoderated mailing list ifor teenagers ages 13-19 who are suffering with cancer and are looking for a pen-pal to communicate with.
LEUKEMIA - Email list (EGroups / Neill Publishing Company, USA) an unmoderated online support group and mailing list for patients, caregivers, and professionals who are interested in and involved with all types of leukemia.
www.cancerindex.org /clinks10.htm   (1591 words)

 Warfarin Versus Low-Molecular-Weight Heparin Therapy in Cancer Patients -- Zacharski et al. 10 (1): 72 -- The Oncologist
Cancer patients with VTE are at an increased risk of recurrence
Warfarin is safe as secondary prophylaxis in patients with cancer and a previous episode of venous thrombosis.
A randomized trial of anticoagulation with warfarin and of alternating chemotherapy in extensive small-cell lung cancer by the Cancer and Leukemia Group B. J Clin Oncol 1989;7:993–1002.
theoncologist.alphamedpress.org /cgi/content/full/10/1/72   (4453 words)

 Komen Foundation | ' + oNode.getAttribute("label") + '   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Komen Foundation Patient Services Grants are intended to enable non-profit institutions and providers of breast cancer care in communities responding to displaced populations to maintain breast cancer services.
Funding is designed to assist breast cancer care providers with patient treatment needs, including pharmaceutical and medical supplies; transportation of patients to and from treatment; child care for patients undergoing treatment and patient navigation services.
We have compiled a list of the resources that we are aware of for those seeking assistance.
www.komen.org /disaster   (346 words)

 Medical College of Wisconsin - Organ waiting list change - more cancer patients for transplants
Transplants for liver cancer are more accessible now because a recent rule change gives these patients higher status on the organ waiting list.
John Ciolfi, a Waukesha family business owner in his early 60's, is alive today because his doctor knew that the waiting list scoring system had changed, and that he would be eligible for a transplant soon.
John was lucky, in that his cancer was found early and a donor organ became available within a month.
www.mcw.edu /display/router.asp?docid=840   (647 words)

 The Serial Killer Hit List - Part I
When he was not offing his patients, Donny enjoyed hanging out in the morgue and studying tissue samples.
Eventually she was unceremoniously dismissed after two patients died mysteriously under her care.Not the passive type, Jane forged her nursing degree and went out looking for a job as a private nurse.
Andermatt insisted his motives were "sympathy, compassion and a desire to end the suffering of the patient." But he also confessed that in some cases he was simply overwhelmed by the stress of work.
www.mayhem.net /Crime/serial1.html   (19004 words)

 CCC's Cancer Page
My husband was diagnosed with cancer of the pharynx (soft palate) in February of 1997.
Here are some guidelines compiled by people who have experienced similar devastating news in their own lives or the lives of loved ones.
Click here for a summary of patient services which are (or may be) offered by the Canadian Cancer Society.
christian_c_contact.tripod.com /cccancer.htm   (544 words)

 EurekAlert! Public News List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Asthma should be assessed each time a patient sees his or her physician, to determine whether the asthma is well controlled or not well controlled, according to a new practice parameter.
In one of the first studies to examine chemotherapy errors in ambulatory care for cancer patients, researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women's Hospital found about three percent of chemotherapy orders in three outpatient infusion clinics studied contained mistakes.
Ten genes that may make patients more or less susceptible to a common anesthetic agent have been identified by researchers using tiny worms and sophisticated technology that eliminates the activity of individual genes.
www.eurekalert.org /news.pub.html   (1343 words)

 Breast Cancer Awareness Webring
This website is a Memorial site for the victims of Inflammatory Breast Cancer, the deadliest and rarest of all of the breast cancers and the breast cancer with the most unique symptoms.
FRIENDS IN TOUCH is a care team founded by Debi, a breast cancer survivor who has dedicated her life to helping others cope with the battles that cancer brings.
Program is an audio (2-CD or 3-Cassette album) for cancer patients to use during chemo, to eliminate stress and the heart of the program uses visualization to create white blood cells as powerful warriors agressively marching through the body destroyin cancer cells and tumors.
www.ringsurf.com /netring?ring=BCA1;action=list   (4231 words)

 Ann Fonfa's Email to an Author re Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
I was delighted to see your paper since this is an idea I have been promoting as an advocate since my own cancer diagnosis in January, 1993.
I felt it was important for today's busy doctors who could be interrupted during a consultation.
If a patient had a checklist of things that needed to be discussed, they could easily get back to the topic at hand.
www.annieappleseedproject.org /annfonemtoau2.html   (200 words)

 Cancer-L List Digest - Oct 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
That includes the new cancer-pain, cancer-sexuality, cancer-fatigue and cancer-patients list as well as the general cancer list that replaced Cancer-L as the official ACOR general cancer list.
She felt we needed a place where only those who have walked in the same hospital gown were free to discuss issues cancer patients deal with without stepping on the toes of or hurting the feelings of our caregivers.
Now, as a disclaimer I must say that not all cancer patients die and if you are new to these lists, if you are a patient or a caregiver, just because you have cancer doesn't mean you're going to die.
pvaughan.us /lane/cancer-l_full.html   (13941 words)

 M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
Achieving that goal begins with integrated programs in cancer treatment, clinical trials, education programs and cancer prevention.
Compassion — along with innovative cancer treatment, cutting-edge cancer research, comprehensive education and research-based prevention of both common and rare cancers — has earned the gratitude of countless adult and pediatric cancer patients and their families.
Caregivers of cancer patients are often told to take some time off, but that’s easier said than done.
www.mdanderson.org   (125 words)

 List of cancer patients -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This is a list of ((plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively) people who have suffered from or died of (Type genus of the family Cancridae) cancer.
Pedro Cabrera (1938-2002), (A native or inhabitant of Cuba) Cuban (A theatrical performer) actor and director who starred for many years in (A self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico) Puerto Rico's (A telecommunication system that transmits images of objects (stationary or moving) between distant points) television.
Ann Jillian, actress, (Cancer of the breast; one of the most common malignancies in women in the US) breast cancer survivor, had a double masectomy,
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_cancer_patients.htm   (5271 words)

 Cancer Information and Support International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
They have a waiting list for cancer patients.
CSAM is a 501 (c)[3] not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing patient care, education and research in health care through Anthroposophically extended medicine.
Approaches used include diet, Iscador, homeopathy, and adjunct approaches to conventional treatments, or stand alone.
www.cancer-info.com /boards/oncs/7.html   (81 words)

 SVM Application List
This is the reverse case to that of the overall population studied, for which patients without chemotherapy have better longevity.
To our knowledge this is the first instance of classifiable group of breast cancer patients for which chemotherapy enhances survival.
The Wisconsin breast cancer dataset contains 699 patterns with 10 attributes for a binary classification task (the tumor is malignant or benign).
www.clopinet.com /isabelle/Projects/SVM/applist.html   (7262 words)

 Mount Prospect Community Organization List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
As the local area's primary information resource, the Mount Prospect Public Library is frequently called upon to refer individuals to community groups and organizations relevant to their personal needs and interests.
The immediate goal of saving lives is acomplished largely through education of the public to the dangers of cancer and the possibilities of cure, through the education of the medical profession to the latest advances in diagnosis and treatment of cancer, and through direct service to the cancer patient and family.
Services include: information and guidance; transportation for cancer paients to and from treatment centers; hospital-type equipment loan to cancer patients; rehabilitation services; patient dressings.
www.mtprospect.org /comorg.htm   (9081 words)

 List of cancer patients
Andres Garcia, Dominican-born Mexican national who is a soap opera (telenovela) super star
Alexandra Scott, young lemonade stand entrepeneur, began international lemonade stand campaign to raise funds for cancer
Skylar Neil, daughter of Motley Crue's Vince Neil; she died at age four.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_cancer_patients.html   (697 words)

 ACOR Mailing Lists Archives
La liste francophone de support et d'information sur le cancer (2 subscribers)
Note that confidential or sensitive lists may be unlisted.
If you know the exact name of the list you are looking for, but could not find it on this page, try the unlisted archive form instead.
listserv.acor.org /archives   (744 words)

 List of cancer patients - Questionz.net , answers to all your questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 PCAN -- make your voice heard!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Prostate Cancer Action Network is a dedicated coalition of patients, their loved ones, and support organizations who actively and responsibly engage the issues, institutions, and individuals that impact the cure, care, and treatment of prostate cancer patients and survivors.
By providing a focal point for those issues, this web site is designed to assist activists in working together on this common goal.
An accompanying mailing list provides a forum for discussing the issues and various ways of responding to elected officials, government agencies, other groups, and individuals.
www.prostatepointers.org /pcan   (520 words)

 List of cancer patients at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 Conway's Sports Research - Sports List
Whatever your needs--EFT, computer hardware, club management software, or a combination, we provide a complete effective solution.
Medical research center that deals w/Aids, cancer patients.
Run "Workout for Hope" where volunteers from health clubs compete in athletic events to raise money for aids/cancer research.
www.conway-sports.net /o/cono.htm   (8684 words)

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