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On Breast Cancer

A display in the Library’s rotunda on Breast Cancer Awareness.

A display in the Library’s rotunda on Breast Cancer Awareness.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                               
 

Online Resources

The Maywood Public Library’s webpage for Health and Medical websites:

http://www.maywood.org/library/health_databases_page.html

 
 
 
                             
 

National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc.

http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org

National Cancer Institute: US National Institutes of Health

http://www.cancer.gov

Loyola Medicine-Cancer Clinical Research

http://www.loyolamedicine.org/Medical_ Services/Cancer/Research_Clinical_Trials/Clinical_Trials.cfm

Women’s Health.gov: US Department of Health and Human Services-Office on Women’s Health

http://www.4women.gov

 
                                                           
 

Breast Cancer Network of Strength (formerly known as the Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization)

http://www.networkofstrength.org

Stanford Cancer Center: Stanford University School of Medicine

http://cancer.stanford.edu/breastcancer/breast

           
                                                           
 

The University of Chicago Medical Center: Cancer Care

http://www.uchospitals.edu/specialties/cancer/breast

University of Illinois Extension-Cook County: Community Health-Breast Cancer

http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/cook/ commhealth1898.html

2008 Breast Cancer Awareness Events

http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/cook/downloads/13988.pdf

Health Link: Medical College of Wisconsin- “Symptoms of Breast Cancer”

http://healthlink.mcw.edu/article/930766829.html

Support Groups

Breast Cancer Networking Group

Image Renewal Center Conference Room
Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center
2160 S 1st Avenue
Maywood, Illinois 60153
708-327-2133 or 708-327-2042

Women’s Cancer Support Group: Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637-1426
773-702-6730

 
                                                           
  The SWAN Online Catalog (click here)                        
                                                           
  Books                                            
                                             
  Breast Cancer: Current and Emerging Trends in Detection and Treatment by Terry L. Smith
616.99/SMI
     
                                             
  Taking Charge of Breast Cancer by Julia A. Ericksen
NEW/362.196/ERI
                       
                                                           
  Chicken Soup for the Soul: Healthy Living: Breast Cancer by Jack Canfield
616.994/CHI

The Breast Cancer Book: What You Need to Know to Make Informed Decisions by Ruth H. Grobstein
616.9944/GRO

Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book by Susan M. Love
618.19/LOV

Solving the Mystery of Breast Discharge by Judy C. Kneece
616.994/KNE
     
                                                           
  The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet by Robert Arnot
616.99/ARN

Dieta para la Prevencion del Cancer de Mama por Robert Burns Arnot
SP/616.9944/ARN
             
                                                           
  Life Stories                                          
                                                 
  Ice Bound: A Doctor’s Battle for Survival at the South Pole by Jerri Nielsen
613.69/NIE
               
                                                 
  I Want It Now! Analyze Where You are in Life, Discover your Passion and Achieve Ultimate Happiness by Na’Kisha Crawford
158/CRA
     
                                                           
 

Living Beyond Breast Caner: A Survivor’s Guide for When Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life Begins by Marisa C. Weiss
616.99/WEI

Living Through Breast Cancer: What a Harvard Doctor and Survivor Wants you to Know About Getting the Best Care While Preserving your Self-Image by Carolyn M. Kaelin
616.994/KAE

Poetry

Her Soul Beneath the Bone edited by Leatrice Liftshitz
811.008/HER

Fiction

Good Harbor: A Novel by Anita Diamant
FIC/DIA

 
                                          What Girls Learn    
  What Girls Learn: A Novel by Karin Cook
FIC/COO
                     
                                             
  Youth Services                    
                                                           
  Ida B. and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and Possibly Save the World by Katherine Hannigan
J/HANN
         
                                                           
  Audiovisual Resources                            
                                                           
 

Camilla’s Roses by Bernice L. McFadden
CASSETTE/FIC/MCF

Partners in Hope: A Man’s Guide to Women’s Breast Cancer with Edward Asner
VIDEO/SPECIAL INTEREST/PAR

You Can’t Improve on God! with Dr. Lorraine Day
VIDEO/SPECIAL INTEREST/YOU

   
                                                   
  Cancer with Dr. Susan Love from the Great Minds of Medicine series
VIDEO/DOCUMENTARY/GRE