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Junior Board Cancer Resource Library

Pathfinder a guide to finding library materials

Brain & other CNS Cancers

What is a central nervous system cancer? a malignant tumor arising in the cells of the brain or spinal cord

Here are a few titles on this topic you will find in the Junior Board Cancer Resource Library.

BOOKS

100 Questions & Answers about Brain Tumors Brain Cancer Brain Tumors: finding the ark Brain Tumors: leaving the garden of Eden Cancer in the Nervous System Childhood Brain & Spinal Cord Tumors Crazy Visitation: a chronicle of illness & recovery I Had Brain Surgery, What’s Your Excuse? Living with a Brain Tumor Neuro-oncology: the essentials Practical Neuro-oncology: a guide to patient care Primer of Brain Tumors: a patient’s reference manual What You Need to Know about Brain Tumors

VIDEOS

Brain Cancer: from diagnosis to treatment Brain Tumors: new hope, new treatments

COMPUTER PROGRAM Understanding Brain Tumors

NEWSLETTERS, MAGAZINES, JOURNALS

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In our library, all periodicals are located on the slanted display shelves. They are arranged in alphabetical order.


WEB RESOURCES

American Brain Tumor Association http://www.abta.org/

Source for information about brain tumors, treatment options, clinical trials and living with a brain tumor. Also has a broad variety of social work resources and services for patients.

Brain Tumor Society http://www.tbts.org/

Disseminates educational information and provides access to psycho-social support. Raises funds to advance selected scientific research projects, improve clinical care and find a cure. Cancer.net www.cancer.net

Select “Cancer Types” in the blue box on the left. Choose the type of cancer from the alphabetical list. Christiana Care’s Junior Board Cancer Resource Library http://www.christianacare.org/body.cfm?id=625

MEDLINEplus on Brain Cancer http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/braincancer.html MEDLINEplus Tutorial on Brain Cancer http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/braincancer.html MEDLINEplus on Neuroblastoma http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/neuroblastoma.html

Produced by the National Library of Medicine. Contains a carefully selected list of resources on a growing number of health topics. Includes links to MEDLINE, organizations and clearinghouses.

National Brain Tumor Foundation http://www.braintumor.org/

Provides objective information regarding treatment options and community resources.

NCI/PDQ Adult Brain Tumors: Treatment http://cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/treatment/adultbrain/patient/ NCI/PDQ Pediatric Brain Tumors: Treatment http://cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/treatment/childbrain/patient NCI/PDQ Neuroblastoma: Treatment http://cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/treatment/neuroblastoma/patient/ NCI/PDQ Pituitary Cancer: Treatment http://cancer.gov/cancerinfo/pdq/treatment/pituitary/patient/

Part of the National Cancer Institute, these websites provide information on all treatment options.

Junior Board Cancer Resource Library

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