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Patient Resources

The following is a collection of information to help you in your education of cancer, cancer treatment, and cancer training:

Information about Your Cancer:

Many patients and their families look for background information on their type of cancer. I recommend the National Cancer Institute's "What You Need to Know About Cancer" series as an excellent resource. The entire series is available on-line at the National Cancer Institute's web site. Documents related to my principal practice areas can be accessed directly from the list below:

General Information:

What You Need to Know About Cancer – An Overview
The American Cancer Society - www.cancer.org

Information by Cancer Type:

What You Need to Know About Liver Cancer
What You Need to Know About Cancer of the Pancreas
What You Need to Know About Cancer of the Colon and Rectum
What You Need to Know About Thyroid Cancer
What You Need to Know About Melanoma
What You Need to Know About Skin Cancer
What You Need to Know About Moles and Dysplastic Nevi
What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer
What You Need to Know About Stomach Cancer
What You Need to Know About Cancer of the Esophagus

Books that have been helpful to past patients:

"Breast Reconstruction Guide" by Kathy Steligo
"Just Get Me Through This" by

 

For Surgery Patients:

Surgery Instructions (pre-op, day of, post-op)

PET/CT imaging instructions

 

 

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