NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults
Part 10: Resources
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Kairol Rosenthal. Everything Changes: The Insider’s
Guide to Cancer in Your 20s and 30s. Hoboken, NJ: John
Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2009.
Written by a health care advocate and cancer
uses the stories of 26
AYAs with cancer (including the author) to provide
perspective, advice, and plenty of information and
useful resources for patients facing the challenge of
cancer and survivorship.
Heidi Schultz Adams & Christopher Schultz. Planet
Cancer: The Frequently Bizarre Yet Always Informative
Experiences and Thoughts of Your Fellow Natives.
Guilford, CT: Lyons Press, 2010.
Written by the same team that developed the Planet
Cancer Web site, this book is a truly comprehensive
guide to dealing with cancer, from diagnosis to
treatment and beyond. Filled with first-person stories,
humor (“Top 10 Worst Ways for An Oncologist to
Break the Bad News”), and information on everything
from dealing with insurance companies to maintaining
your sex life, Planet Cancer is a must-read for any
young adult with cancer.
Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment
American Cancer Society
Understanding Your Diagnosis
Guide to Cancer Drugs
Understanding Cancer Surgery: A Guide for Patients and
Overview on Targeted Therapies for Cancer