RESOURCES, LINKS & LITERATURE
Here is a list of some of the medical institutes that conduct Research and Clinical Trials in the area of Pancreatic Cancer:
You will see numbers and correspondence information listed here.
2. Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
(44 Binney Street, Boston, MA. 02115)
Also contact their Cancer Therapy Development Program, to inquire if there are any new treatments about to start that aren't yet listed on their web site.
FOUNDATIONS and ORGANIZATIONS
P.O. Box 600590, Newtonville, MA 02460
Has a great listing of cancer support/organizations
This is the most noted site for pancreatic cancer advocacy and fundraising. They are responsible for organizing satellite groups around the country.
David Rosenberg has done a fine job with this site. He has an incredibly helpful listing of surgeons, around the U.S., who specialize in pancreticoduodectomy (Whipple™) operations. You can also find interesting updates on alternative treatments.
The everything you ever wanted to kno0w about cancer site.
A helpful site that allows its visitors to submit their concerns or opinions about their treatment or that of their loved ones.
This site is located in Oklahoma City, OK, and is a research study of familial pancreatic cancer. Provides links to other pancreatic organizations and medical centers.
11. Airline Compassionate/Bereavment Fares
Provides a comprehensive listing of airlines and their bereavement & compassionate fares. Also gives restrictions and guidelines for these discounted fares.
Interesting and Valuable Reading
(comes in handy in those waiting rooms and treatment areas!!)
The Cancer Prevention Diet, Michio Kushi w/ Alex Jack, 1993, see Chapter 18 on Pancreatic Cancer.
Informed Decisions: The Complete Book of Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery, Gerald P. Murphy, M.D., Lois B. Morris, and Dianne Lange, Viking (published by the Penguin Group), The American Cancer Society, 1997.
Unconventional Cancer Treatments, Congress of the United States, Office of Technology Assessment, September, 1990.
The Activist Cancer Patient, Beverly Zakarian, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1996.
Cancer Prevention and Nutritional Therapies, Richard A. Passwater, Ph.D., 1993
Cancer: Increasing Your Odds for Survival - A Resource Guide for Integrating Mainstream, Alternative and Complementary Therapies, David Bognar, Hunter House Publishing, 1998Get Healthy Now! with Gary Null: a Complete Guide to Prevention - Gary Null, 1999.
The Alternative Medicine Definitive Guide to Cancer - W. John Diamond, MD, and W. Lee Cowden, MD, 1997, (800) 333 4325.
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