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Created by Seattle's Cancer Lifeline, The Cancer Wellness Cookbook features nutritional plans and 100 recipes focusing on the foods that have been shown to prevent and forestall the spread of cancer. With super healthy and delicious ingredients like berries, mushrooms, beans, tomatoes, and fish, these dishes taste great and are filled with the nutrients that aid a person undergoing chemotherapy and other cancer treatments.
An exploration of current alternative treatments for cancer not explored by mainstream medicine, also identifies foods and supplements that potentially bolster the body's immune system and reduce cancer risks.
With New York City as the backdrop, the documentary focuses on the psychological, social, and concrete impact on the caregivers of caring for a loved one with cancer is portrayed in-depth through the personal experiences of four individuals. All are members of Gilda's Club New York City, a cancer support community named after the late actress and comedienne Gilda Radner.
Celebrity women worldwide provide an unprecedented push to help raise funds to find a cure for breast cancer, promote awareness and prevention, and support survivors of women's cancers. Viewers will follow a woman's journey through cancer with a focus on breast cancer, the most frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. At each stage of her journey, the stars, who are survivors or affected closely by cancer, jump in and recount their experiences.
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Health Source: Consumer Edition provides access to nearly 80 full text, consumer health magazines, including American Fitness, Better Nutrition, Fit Pregnancy, Harvard Health Letter, HealthFacts, Men's Health, Muscle & Fitness, Prevention, Vegetarian Times, and many others.
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Requires a JCLC card.
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Provides in-depth coverage of complementary and alternative medicine, offering full text articles from peer-reviewed journals, reports, newsletters, pamphlets, booklets, special reports, original research and book excerpts.
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Provides the most up-to-date and effective care to cancer patients; to advance the nation's scientific understanding of cancer; and to translate this new knowledge into improved diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Provides year round challenging, unforgettable recreational and educational experiences for young cancer patients, their families as well as young adult survivors from Alabama at no cost.
The National Cancer Institute coordinates the National Cancer Program, which conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation from cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard-setting, prevention, research, education, and the monitoring of comprehensive quality care.
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