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- The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Adult Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age (2002)
This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to adult non-hodgkin's lymphoma (also Cancer non-Hodgkin's lymphoma; Histiocytic lymphoma; Lymphoblastic lymphoma; Lymphocytic lymphoma; Lymphoma non-Hodgkin's), from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research.

- Cancer Happens: Coming of Age with Cancer (Capital Discoveries...
Informative, honest, at times hilarious book, but most of all deeply human, the story of a young woman who survives lymphoma and lives to tell about it in her own unadulterated words.

- 100 Questions and Answers About Lymphoma
Consumer book provides authoritative, practical answers to questions regarding treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, and sources of support.

- The Official Parent's Sourcebook on Childhood Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
This is a "must have" reference book for patients, parents, caregivers, and libraries with medical collections.

- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: A Medical Dictionary, Bibliography, and Research Guide to Internet References (2003)
This is a 3-in-1 reference book. It gives a complete medical dictionary covering hundreds of terms and expressions relating to non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. It also gives extensive lists of bibliographic citations. Finally, it provides information to users on how to update their knowledge using various Internet resources.

- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas: Making Sense of Diagnosis, Treatment and Options (1999)
Johnston, the daughter of a non-Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor and the wife of a Hodgkin's patient, presents a voluminous look at coping with the medical, financial, social, and research aspects of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Currently, nothing available in the popular medical literature is exclusively devoted to this topic. Johnston presents clear, up-to-date, and accurate medical information reviewed by specialists in the field.

- Racing to a Cure: A Cancer Victim Refuses Chemotherapy and Finds Tomorrow's Cures in Today's Scientific Laboratories (2003)
Book is not a cancer memoir. It is a cancer cure memoir. In 1998 Neil Ruzic was diagnosed with mantle-cell lymphoma, the deadliest cancer of the lymph system, whose spread is reaching epidemic levels in the U.S. and Europe. Instead of following recommended courses of chemotherapy and radiation, he took control of his treatment by investigating cures being developed in the nation's cancer-research laboratories.

- Leukemia and Lymphoma: Detection of Minimal Residual Disease (2003)
The two families of diseases have now been detected at nearly four orders of magnitude below that possible using visible-light microscopes, and many of the methods have been shown to provide reproducible results, thus laying a foundation for developing improved methods for predicting outcomes.

- Histopathology of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas (Based on the Updated Kiel Classification) (2002)
Univ. Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Lubeck, Germany. Expanded and updated edition is based on the WHO classification and discusses the well-known nodal lymphomas, extranodal lymphomas, and different organ-specific clinico-pathological entities. Also includes relevant immunohistochemical, molecular genetic, and clinical data.

- Bald in the Land of Big Hair: A True Story (2002)
Librarians don't need to buy this first-person cancer narrative, but they'll probably want to. Rodgers, a novelist (Crazy for Trying), actress, and radio DJ living in Houston ("the Land of Big Hair"), discusses being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in her early thirties. She covers the confusion of diagnosis, the horrors of chemotherapy, and, finally, the uncertainty of remission.

- Surviving Cancer Emotionally: Learning How to Heal (2001)
This user-friendly guide to surviving a cancer diagnosis and the ensuing treatment will be enormously helpful to patients and their intimates. A consulting psychiatrist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering, Granet provides a wealth of information about many types of cancers and treatments such as surgery, radiation, chemotherapy and bone marrow transplants. But his central focus is the emotional toll of all aspects of the disease and the importance of seeking support from the many available resources to cope successfully.

- Only When I Sleep : My Family's Journey Through Cancer (2000)
In December of 1995, at the age of twenty-four, Lisa Shaw-Brawley was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, a form of lymphoma. Shaw-Brawley and her husband were visiting her family in California during the Christmas holidays when swollen glands sent her to see her lifelong family doctor. Based on the journal she kept from the moment she was diagnosed,Only When I Sleep: My Family's Journey Through Cancer is her inspiring, first-hand account of what she learned that day and the battle she fought against cancer.

- Non-Hodgkin's Lymphomas (2003)
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Provides information on the biology, diagnosis, staging, and treatment of all forms of non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, reflecting a multidisciplinary approach. Each disease includes coverage on the clinical evaluation and selection of treatment. Abundant color illustrations.

- Malignant Lymphomas (Atlas of Clinical Oncology.) (2002)
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY. Summarizes current knowledge on the pathology, epidemiology, molecular biology, presentation, and management of patients with NHL and HD. Presents contemporary data and serves to stimulate further discussion and research.

- Text Atlas of Lymphomas (1999)
An extensively illustrated guide synthesizing the Revised European American Lymphoma (REAL) classification, an internationally-recognized system of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma identification. It provides definition, frequency, classification, pathology, clinical characteristics, and treatment, including new therapies, for each significant lymphoma, providing a valuable reference and text for hematologists, oncologists, hematopathologists, pathologists, and primary care physicians.

- Bone Marrow Boogie: The Dance of a Lifetime (2002)
We all hit a brick wall at some time in our lives. Starr's rose up inside her body in the form of a cancerous tumor lurking behind her chest wall and growing fast. With rare honesty, humor, and shine, Starr recounts her early terror and ultimate triumph as she scaled that wall and danced her jig on top.

- The Lymphomas (1998)
As a "lymphomaniac," I avidly read the new textbook The Lymphomas. I found it to be a well-organized, clearly written, complete presentation of the biology, epidemiology, pathology, clinical presentations, and treatment of the lymphomas. It is up to date and provides an excellent, coherent discussion of the new pathologic classifications.

- Dancing at the Edge of Life: A Memoir (1998)
For anyone who's had a loved one die from cancer, this book will hit home and hit hard. After a pesky cough drove her to the doctor's office, 30-year-old poet and writer Gale Warner was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a viciously malignant form of the disease. She immediately started to record her often extraordinary thoughts in a diary. When she passed away a little more than a year later, she had compiled 1,000 pages of her spiritual and physical illumination and desperation, from the ecstasy of living through a good day to the excruciation of a bone marrow transplant.

- Stranger in the Village of the Sick : A Memoir of Cancer, Sorcery, and Healing (2004)
Stoller (Money Has No Smell) was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2001. This memoir of his diagnosis, treatment and remission examines what it means to leave the "village of the healthy" and join the "village of the sick," where illness is a continuing condition with no cure.

- The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Primary Cns Lymphoma: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age (2002)
This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it also gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to primary cns lymphoma (also Brain lymphoma; Brain tumors; Cerebral lymphoma; Intracranial Tumors; Lymphoma of the brain; Primary lymphoma of the central nervous system), from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research.

- An Illustrated Guide to Skin Lymphoma (1998)
This diagnostic guide book for pathologists and dermatologists describes the clinicopathological characteristics of lymphomas arising in the skin, with special emphasis on primary cutaneous lymphomas.



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