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Current Lymphoma Treatments & Managing their Side Effects

Author: Lymphoma Research Foundation of America
ISBN #: N/A
Publisher:  Lymphoma Research Foundation of America, Inc

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“This booklet, Current Lymphoma Treatments & Managing their Side Effects, was created to assist you with, learning about standard treatments used in the management of lymphoma and novel experimental therapies that are currently being studied. It also provides information on common treatment-related side effects and makes recommendations for managing them”

National Geographic - The Incredible Human Body (DVD)

Author: Alexander Sourby
ISBN #: 0-7922-8574-3
Publisher:  National Geographic

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Cutting edge medical technology and riveting, life-or-death dramas compile this compelling exploration of the incredible human body. Marvel at the revolutionary imaging system used to guide a surgeon's scalpel in a delicate brain-tumour operation.

Leading a Support Group: A Practical Guide

Author: Keith Nichols and John Jenkinson
ISBN #: 0-335-21569-6
Publisher: Open University Press
 

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Why are support groups important?  How are they formed, run and ended?  How can untrained personnel develop a basic capability in running support groups?

External Links

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    This website offers family and friends the opportunity to create a webpage where they can share their story and relay information to other people
  • Cleaning for a Reason
    Their mission is to give the gift of free house cleaning for women undergoing treatment for any type of cancer

 

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Childhood Brain Tumour Signs & Symptoms

Earlier this year, you gave us your feedback in a survey on brain tumour signs and symptoms. One of the things we did with that survey was to compile a list of the most common signs & symptoms for children. Now, as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we are sharing compelling quotes from that survey and urging you to share them with this link to see the symptoms: www.braintumour.ca/symptoms. Thank you!

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Anthony's Story is Our Story

I would like to take the opportunity to share "our" story. It’s actually my best friend Anthony's story, but I use the term "our"...

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Kate's Mum's Story

"May 2006 is a month I will never forget. That was the moment that everything became before the cancer, and after the cancer. It was a...

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