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If you are newly diagnosed with cancer, determining the right kind and amount of information you need is important. Finding reliable information and resources that you can trust is critical to making decisions about your treatment and feeling confident about what to do next.

Here are some helpful books and online resources you might want to consider:
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Books

A Cancer Battle Plan by David J. Fraham

* Anticancer: A New Way of Life by David Servan-Schreiber, PhD

Breast Cancer Survival Manual, Fourth Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Woman with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer by John Link

* Cancer: 50 Essential Things to Do (Revised and Updated Edition) by Greg Anderson

Diagnosis Cancer: Your Guide Through the First Few Months by Wendy Schlessel Harpham

* Informed Decisions, Second Edition: The Complete Book of Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery by Harmon J. Eyre, MD, Dianne P. Lange, & Lois B. Morris

* Life over Cancer: The Block Program for Integrative Cancer Treatment by Keith Block, MD

Living Through Breast Cancer by Carolyn Kaelin

My ABC Book of Cancer by Shannin Chamberlain

There’s No Place Like Hope: A Guide to Beating Cancer in Mind-Sized Bites by Vickie Girard

* This book is available for check-out in Touro’s Patient Resource Library
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Websites for Cancer Diagnosis

American Cancer Society (ACS)—Understanding Your Diagnosis
http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/UnderstandingYourDiagnosis/index

EmbodiWorks Integrative Cancer Care Resources—Cancer Diagnosis
http://www.embodiworks.org/cancertreatments/resources/cancer-diagnosis/  

National Cancer Institute (NCI)—Detection/Diagnosis
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/detection  

Stanford Cancer Institute
http://cancer.stanford.edu/information/cancerDiagnosis/  
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Websites for Cancer Types

American Cancer Society (ACS)
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/index  

Caring4Cancer—The Basics
http://www.caring4cancer.com/go/cancer/basics  

Caring4Cancer—Diagnosis and Testing
http://www.caring4cancer.com/go/cancer/diagnosis  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Cancer
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/  

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
http://www.lls.org/#/diseaseinformation/  

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics#types  
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Websites for Breast Cancer

American Cancer Society—Breast Cancer
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/BreastCancer/index?gclid=CKSwveC5nasCFdoS2godvizlnA  

Breast Cancer.Org—Understanding Breast Cancer
http://www.breastcancer.org/symptoms/understand_bc/  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Breast Cancer
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/breast/basic_info/index.htm  

National Cancer Institute—Breast Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/breast  

Susan G. Komen Foundation—Breast Cancer Guide
http://ww5.komen.org/understandingbreastcancerguide.html  
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Websites for Blood-Related Cancers

American Cancer Society—Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/Non-HodgkinLymphoma/index  

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society--Leukemia
http://www.lls.org/diseaseinformation/leukemia/  

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society--Lymphoma
http://www.lls.org/diseaseinformation/lymphoma/  

Leukemia Research Foundation
http://www.leukemia-research.org/  

Lymphoma Research Foundation
http://www.lymphoma.org/  

National Cancer Institute—Leukemia
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/leukemia  

National Cancer Institute—Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/non-hodgkin  
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Websites for Colon Cancer

American Cancer Society—Colon/Rectum Cancer
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/ColonandRectumCancer/index  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Colorectal Cancer
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/colorectal/basic_info/index.htm  

Colon Cancer Alliance
http://www.ccalliance.org/  

National Cancer Institute—Colon Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/colon-and-rectal  
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Websites for Gynecologic Cancers

American Cancer Society—Cervical Cancer
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/CervicalCancer/DetailedGuide/cervical-cancer-what-is-cervical-cancer  

American Cancer Society—Ovarian Cancer
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/OvarianCancer/index  

American Cancer Society—Vulvar Cancer
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/VulvarCancer/index  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Cervical Cancer
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Ovarian Cancer
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/ovarian/index.htm  

National Cancer Institute—Cervical Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/cervical  

National Cancer Institute—Ovarian Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ovarian  

National Cancer Institute (NCI)—Vulvar Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/vulvar  

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
http://www.nccc-online.org/patient_info/cervical_cancer.html  

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
http://www.ovarian.org/  

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund
http://www.ocrf.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=158&Itemid=481&gclid=CO__5_TxsasCFZAs7AodFhZshg  
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Websites for Lung Cancer

American Cancer Society (ACS)—Lung Cancer
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/LungCancer-Non-SmallCell/?gclid=CLm-1L31sasCFQ8g2godrWM5gQ  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Lung Cancer
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/lung/basic_info/index.htm  

Lung Cancer.org
http://www.lungcancer.org/  

National Cancer Institute—Lung Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/lung  
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Websites for Prostate Cancer

American Cancer Society (ACS)—Prostate Cancer
http://www.cancer.org/Cancer/ProstateCancer/OverviewGuide/prostate-cancer-overview-what-is-prostate-cancer  

American Cancer Society (ACS)—Man to Man
http://www.cancer.org/Treatment/SupportProgramsServices/MantoMan/index  

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Prostate Cancer
http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/prostate/  

National Cancer Institute—Prostate Cancer
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/prostate  

Us Too International Prostate Cancer Education & Support
http://www.ustoo.org/  
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