Book Resources

The following books, audio tapes, and video tapes are available in the Women's Center, Annapolis Hall, Room A-103F and can be check out for two weeks at a time

 

  • 10 Best Questions for Surviving Breast Cancer: The Script You Need to Take Control of Your Health, a book by Dede Bonner, PhD, foreword by Dr. Marisa C. Weiss, 2008
  • 100 Questions & Answers About Breast Cancer, a book by Zara Brown, Lasalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD with Elizabeth Platt, foreword by: Senator Dianne Feinstein, 2003
  • 100 Questions and Answers About Breast Cancer, a book by Zora K. Brown, Harold D. Freeman, MD, with Elizabeth Platt, 2007
  • 8 Weeks to Optimum Health: A Proven Program for Taking Full Advantage of Your Body's Natural Healing Power, a book by Andrew Weil, MD, 1997
  • A Breast Cancer Journey, a book by the American Cancer Society, 2001
  • A Dieticians Cancer Story, Information & Inspiration for Recovery & Healing, a book by Diana Dyer, MS, RD, 2002
  • A Safe Place: a Journal for Women with Breast Cancer, a book by Jennifer Pike, 1999
  • A Spiritual Guide Through Breast Cancer: Strength for Today Hope for Tomorrow, a book by Judy Asti, 2002
  • After Breast Cancer: Answers to the Questions You're too Afraid to Ask, a book by Musa Mayer, 2003
  • An Introduction to Journaling and "My Healing Companion", an audio book Beverly Kirkhart, 2004
  • Be a Survivor: Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment, a book by Vladimir Lange, MD, 2007 (3rd , [2] 4th Edition)
  • Body & Soul: The Courage and Beauty of Breast Cancer Survivors, a book by Jean Karotkin, 2004
  • Bosom Buddies: Lessons and Laughter on Breast Health and Cancer, a book by Rosie O'Donnell, Deborah Axelrod, MD, FACS & Tracey Chutorian Selmer, 1999
  • Breakthrough: 8 Steps to Wellness, a book by Suzanne Somers, 2008
  • Breast Cancer and Me, a book by Lois Olmstead, 1996
  • Breast Cancer for Dummies, a book by Ronit Elk, PhD & Monica Morrow, MD, 2003 (3 Copies)
  • Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and yourself) Through Diagnosis, Treatment, and Beyond, a book by Marc Silver, foreword by Medical Oncologist Frederick Smith, MD
  • Breast Cancer Treatment Handbook: Understanding the Disease, Treatments, Emotions, and Recovery from Breast Cancer, a book by Judy C. Kneece, RN, OCN, 2009 (7th Edition)
  • Breathing: The Master Key to Self Healing, an audio tape by Andrew Weil, M.D., 1999
  • Cancer Resource Guide, a book by Cancer Updates, Research, and Education, 2010 (2011 Edition)
  • Cancer Survivors Nutrition and Health Guide: Eating Well and Getting Better During and After Cancer Treatment, a book by Gene Spiller, PhD, & Bonnie Bruce, Dr. PH., R.D, 1997
  • Cancer Wars: How Politics Shape What We Know and Don't Know About Cancer, a book by Robert N. Proctor, 1995
  • Cancer: A Medical a Spiritual Guide for Patients and Their Families, a book by William A. Fintel, MD & Gerald R. McDermmott, PhD, 2004
  • Cancer: There's Hope, a book by Richard & Annette Bloch. 1996
  • Choices in Breast Cancer Treatment: Medical Specialists and Cancer Survivors Tell You What you Need to Know, a book by Kenneth D. Miller, MD, 2008
  • Comprehensive Cancer Care Integrating Alternative, Complementary, and Conventional Therapies, a book by James S. Gordon, MD, and Sharon Curtin, 2000
  • Definitive Guide to Cancer, a book by W. John Diamond, MD, W. Lee Cowden, MD & Burton Goldberg, 1997
  • Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book, a book by Susan M. Love, MD, Karen Lindsey, 2000 (1st, 2nd, [3] 3rd, 4th edition)
  • Eating Well through Cancer, a book by Holly Clegg & Gerald Miletello, MD, 2001 (2 Copies)
  • Everyday Strength: A Cancers Guide to Spiritual Survival, a book by Randy Becton, foreword by Dave Dravecky, 1989 (2 Copies)
  • First, You Cry, a book by Betty Rollin, 2000
  • For the Women We Love: A Breast Cancer Action Plan and Caregivers Guide for Men, a book by Matthew J. Loscalzo, MSW & Marc Heyison, 2007
  • Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Coping With the Cost of Care, a book by Cancer Support Community, 2014 (5th Edition)
  • Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Coping With the Cost of Care, a book by Cancer Support Community, 2010
  • Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Take Control of Side Effects with Medicine, Mind, and Body, a book by Cancer Support Community, 2011 ([2]5th Edition)
  • Frankly Speaking about Cancer: Treatments and Side Effects, a book by Cancer Support Community, 2014 ([2] 6th Edition)
  • Frankly Speaking about Cancer: What Do I Tell the Kids? Spotlight Series, a book by Cancer Support Community, 2014
  • Frankly Speaking About Cancer: When a Woman You Care About has breast Cancer, a book by The Wellness Community, 2009
  • Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Your Immune System and Cancer Treatment, a book by Cancer Support Community, 2014
  • Healing Outside the Margins: The Survivors Guide to Integrative Caner Care, a book by Carole O'Toole with Carolyn B. Hendricks, MD, Medical Assistant, 2002
  • Health Wisdom for Women: Complete Library 1994-2004, a computer CD Rom by Phillips Health, LLC, 1997
  • Hearing the Stream: A Survivors Journey into the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer, a book by Diane Lane Chambers, foreword by Jodi A Chambers, MD, F.A.C.S
  • Hope Lives! The After Breast Cancer Treatment Survival Handbook, a book by Margit Esser Porter, 2000
  • How to Fight Cancer & Win, a book by William L. Fischer, foreword by Leslie H. Salov, MD, 2000
  • "I Flunked My Mammogram!" What You Need to Know About Breast Cancer NOW!, a book by Ernie Bodai, MD & Richard A. Zmuda, 2001
  • It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life, a book by Lance Armstrong with Sally Jenkins, 2002
  • Journey of Hope: Couples Speak Out About Breast Cancer, a video & journal published by Samsung Telecommunications America & Sprint PCS, 2000
  • Living and Working: Living and Working With Cancer Workbook, a book by Cosmetic Executive Women Foundation, cancerandcareers.org (2 Copies)
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer: A Survivors Guide For When Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life Begins, a book by Marisa C. Weiss, MD & Ellen Weiss, 1998
  • Living Through Breast Cancer, a book by Carolyn M. Kaelin, MD, MPH 2005
  • Living Well With Cancer: A nurse Tells You Everything You Need to Know About Managing the Side Effects of Your Treatment, a book by Katen Moore, MSN, RN, NP-C, AOCN
  • More Natural "Cures" Revealed: Previously Censored Brand Name Products That can Cure Diseases, a book by Kevin Trudeau, 2006
  • My Breasts; an audio tape by Joyce Wadler, 1994
  • My Healing Companion, a book by Katherine Kirkhart, 2001
  • Navigating Breast Cancer: A Guide to the Newly Diagnosed, a book by Lillie Shockney, RN, BS, MAS, 2007
  • Not now! I'm Having a No Hair Day, a book by Christine Clifford, 1996
  • Plant a Geranium in your Cranium: Sprouting Seeds of Joy in the Manure of Life, a book by Barbra Johnson, 2002
  • Recovery from Cancer, a book by Elaine Nussbaum
  • Relax this Won't Hurt: Painless Answers to the Women's Most Pressing health Questions, a book by Judith Reichman, MD, 2000
  • Stopping Cancer Before It Starts, a book by The American Institute for Cancer Research's Program for Cancer Prevention, 1999
  • Surviving Cancer, a book by Dee Simmons, 2001
  • The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet, an audio tape by Dr. Bob Arnot, 1998
  • The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet: The powerful Foods, Supplements, and Drugs That can Save Your Life, a book by Dr. Bob Arnot, 1998
  • The Breast Cancer Survivor's Fitness Plan, a book by Carolyn M Kaelin, MD, MPH, 2007
  • The Cancer Breakthrough You've Never Heard Of. A book by Richard A. Evans. MD, 2000
  • The First Step to Cancer Survival, a book and audio book by National Coalition for Cancer Survivors, 2010
  • The Human Side of Cancer: Living with Hope, Coping with Uncertainty, a book by Judith McKay, RN, OCN & Nancee Hirano, RN. MS, AOCN, 1998 (3 Copies)
  • The Human Side of Cancer: Living With Hope, Coping With Uncertainty, a book by Jimmie C. Holland, MD, and Sheldon Lewis, 2000
  • The Wisdom of the Body, a book by Sherwin B. Nuland, 1997
  • Thriving After Breast Cancer, a book by Sherry Lebed Davis with Stephanie Gunning, 2002
  • Understanding Breast Cancer and Treatment Options: A Guidebook for Patients and Caregivers, a book by Astra Zeneca, 2008
  • Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors, a book by Barbara Delinsky, 2001
  • Vitamins: Herbs, Minerals & Supplements - The Complete Guide, a book by H. Winter Griffith, MD, 1998
  • When Life Becomes Precious: A Guide for Loved Ones and Friends of Cancer Patients, a book by Elise NeeDell Babcock, 1997
  • Why Me? Why Now? Finding Hope When You Have Breast Cancer, a book by Lorraine V. Murray, 2003
  • Women Are Not Small Men: Life-Saving Strategies for Preventing and Healing Heart Disease in Women, a book by Nieca Goldberg, MD, 2002
  • Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom, Creating Physical and Emotional Health and Healing, a book by Christiane Northrup, MD, 1998
  • You Can Do This! Surviving Breast Cancer Without Losing Your Sanity or Your Style, a book by Elisna Daniels and Kelley Tuthill with Ann Partridge, MD, MPH, foreword by Evelyn M. Lauder, 2009
  • Your Life In Your Hands: Understanding, Preventing and Overcoming Breast Cancer, a book by Jane A. Plant, PhD, 2000

 

Brochures


The brochures below are available and can be picked up in the Women's Center, Annapolis Hall, Room A-103F. Some brochures are also available in Spanish.
 
  • A Woman's Guide to Breast Cancer - Breast Cancer Network of Strength
  • American Cancer Society - ABC's of Breast Cancer: Early Detection
  • American Cancer Society - ABC's of Breast Health
  • American Cancer Society - Cancer Facts for Women
  • American Cancer Society - Choices for Good Health
  • American Cancer Society - How the American Cancer Society Fights Breast Cancer
  • American Cancer Society - Let's Talk About Mammograms
  • American Cancer Society - Reach to Recovery
  • American Cancer Society - Self-Breast Exam Card & 5 Things to Tell Your Friends About Breast Cancer
  • American Cancer Society - Three Steps to Finding Breast Cancer Early
  • American Cancer Society - Where to Turn for Support Through Your Cancer Journey
  • American Cancer Society - You've Got the Power to Decrease Your Odds of Getting Cancer
  • Amoena - Caring for Yourself During Radiation Therapy
  • Amoena - Frequently Asked Questions About Your Post-Breast Cancer Surgery Options
  • Anne-Lynn Gross Breast Cancer Resource Center - 5 Steps to Your Monthly Breast Self-Exam
  • Breast Cancer Network of Strength - Understanding HER2 Testing and Treatment
  • Breast Cancer - Understanding Your Breast Cancer Pathology Report
  • Breastcancer.org - Understanding and Reducing the Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breastcancer.org - Understanding Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Breastcancer.org - Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breastcancer.org - Your Guide to Reducing Your Risk of Breast Cancer
  • Breastcancer.org - Your Guide to the Breast Cancer Pathology Report
  • Breastcancer.org - Your Picture Guide to Breast Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment 2007
  • Bright Pink: Breast and Ovarian Cancer - Fighter/Survivor Edition
  • Cancer Updates, Research, and Education - Countering the Effects of Cancer Treatment 2010
  • FMH Regional Cancer Therapy Center - Patient Assistance Fund
  • Frederick County Health Department - Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer - Triple Negative Breast Cancer
  • Look Good Feel Better - The Latest Cancer Treatments Aren't Always Prescribed by Doctors
  • MBCN - Breast Cancer Drugs
  • MBCN - Diagnosis: Metastatic Breast Cancer: What Does it Mean for You?
  • MBCN - Glossary of Cancer Terms
  • MBCN - Guide to Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • MBCN - Information Kit
  • MBCN - Questions to Ask Your Doctor
  • National Cancer Institute - Cancer Information Service
  • National Resource List - Ovarian Cancer
  • NOCC - Break the Silence on Ovarian Cancer
  • NOCC - Ovarian Cancer Symptoms
  • NOCC - What Everyone Should Know About Ovarian Cancer
  • NOCC - Women to Women: Ovarian Cancer Information and Insights
  • PET/CT - Your PET/CT Now the Picture is Complete
  • Selma - Your Personal Companion
  • TheBreastCareSite.com - Looking Ahead at Life
  • YSC - Strength Through Information and Connections
  • YSC - What Every Woman Should Know About Breast Cancer
  • YSC - Young Women Can & Do Get Breast Cancer
  • YSC - Young Women Facing Breast Cancer Together

 

Pamphlets


The pamphlets below are available and can be picked up in the Women's Center, Annapolis Hall, Room A-103F. Some pamphlets are also available in Spanish.
 
  • American Cancer Society - "TLC" Tender Love and Care
  • American Cancer Society - Cancer Facts for Women
  • American Cancer Society - For Women Facing a Breast Biopsy
  • American Cancer Society - For Women Facing Breast Cancer
  • American Cancer Society - I Have Breast Cancer. Where Can I get Information and Support?
  • American Cancer Society - Is it Time for Your Yearly Mammogram?
  • American Cancer Society - The Older You Get, The More You Need a Mammogram
  • American Cancer Society - Where to Turn When you Have Breast Cancer
  • American Red Cross - Cancer Facts for Men
  • American Red Cross - Cancer Facts for Women
  • American Red Cross - Lymphedema: What Every Woman with Breast Cancer Needs to Know
  • Cancer Care - Caregivers of Women Living With Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Care - Caring for Your Bones When You Have Cancer
  • Cancer Care - Treating Recurrent Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Care - Update on Ovarian Cancer
  • Cancer Care: Coping with Cancer - Tools to Help You Live
  • Cancer Updates, Research, and Education - 10 Years of CURE
  • Cancer Updates, Research, and Education - Breast Cancer & the Estrogen Effect
  • Cancer Updates, Research, and Education - Countering the Effects of Cancer Treatment
  • Cancer Updates, Research, and Education - How to Prepare for Life after Cancer
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