|CANCER & TREATMENTS SUPPORT & SURVIVORSHIP PREVENTION & RISK ASSESSMENT CLINICAL TRIALS & RESEARCH LIVING WITH CANCER|
Thrive, Winter, 2008
New clinics dedicated to liver, neurological cancers open.
To learn more about the Multidisciplinary Liver Tumor Clinic, visit the clinic webpage.
For more information about the Neuro-Oncology Clinic, please the clinic webpage.
Learn more about the Canton Infusion Center on this webpage.
To read this story, open the .pdf and go to page 3.
Targeting the SourceCancer stem cell research offers hope for cure
To read this story, open the .pdf and go to page 4.
To learn more about cancer stem cells, visit our online tutorial.
Peace of Mind10 steps to cope with the financial impact of cancer Cancer stem cell research offers hope for cure
For general information about managing finances, visit our managing money webpage.
To learn more about Cancer Center Financial Services, visit their webpage.
To make a wishlist, visit this page on Amazon.com.
To read this story, open the .pdf and go to page 6.
For more information on Cancer Center Social Work, visit their webpage.
Squaring Up with the IRS
To learn more about deductible medical expenses, visit the IRS - note: opens as a .pdf document.
Determine your standard deduction - note: opens as a .pdf document.
Learn more about Health Savings Accounts - note: opens as a .pdf document.
To read this story, open the .pdf and go to page 9.
Learning to ChooseHow to make the right medical decisions for you
NexProfiler, a treatment decision tool available on the American Cancer Society site for 20 different cancer types, is available at www.cancer.org. Click on "Treatment Decision Tools" on the lefthand side of the screen.
Telling StoriesTo make an appointment with the Cancer Center's Creative Writing Program, please call 1-877-408-7377 (PFSS).
A Temporary FixWhat to expect when tube feeding is necessary
The Oley Foundation is a national, non-profit organization that provides information and psycho-social support to patients who use tube-feeding to meet their nutritional needs to help them live fuller, richer lives.
To read this story, open the .pdf and go to page 14.
Study Demonstrates Way to Predict Chemotherapy Success in Breast Cancer
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