NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults
Part 10: Resources
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Judith McKay, Tammy Schacher. The Chemotherapy
Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get
Through Treatment (Third Edition). Oakland, CA: New
Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2009.
Roxanne Brown, Barbara Mastej, John S. Link, MD.
Chemo: Secrets to Thriving From Someone Who’s Been
There. Bedford, IN: NorLightsPress, 2011.
Rebecca Katz.The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen: Nourishing,
Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery.
Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts, 2009.
Dealing With Life
(During and After Treatment)
CANCER101 helps cancer patients and their loved
ones function as active partners in their care. The site
offers tools such as the Cancer101 Planner that can
help patients navigate their cancer journey.
Cancer and Careers
Web site dedicated to helping people with cancer thrive
in the workplace by providing expert advice, interactive
tools, and educational events. Also offers free
publications, career coaching, and a series of support
groups and educational seminars for employees with
cancer and their health care providers and coworkers.
Provides free professional support services to anyone
affected by cancer. All services—including counseling
and support groups, education, financial assistance, and
practical help—are provided by professional oncology
social workers and are completely free of charge.
Cancer Legal Resource Center (CLRC)
Phone: 866.843.2572 or 213.736.1455
Provides information about cancer-related legal
issues, including health insurance, employment,
government benefits, advanced directives, and more.
Services are free, confidential, and available in both
English and Spanish.
Online space where cancer patients and their friends
and family can connect, share, and receive support–
kind of like a personalized social network. Available
24/7 to anyone, anywhere at no cost.