In This eUpdate - September is awareness month for the following cancers:
Childhood Cancer
Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer
Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma
Prostate Cancer
Thyroid Cancer


Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Recommended reading:
Educational Challenges for Childhood Cancer Survivors
    by Alma Morgan, MEd
Young Adults with Cancer Face Unique Challenges
    by Doug Ulman and Diana Ulman
Childhood Cancer Survivorship
    by Anne E. Kazak, PhD, ABPP

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National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and
Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month

Recommended reading:
Ovarian Cancer – Managing the Side Effects of Treatment
    by Wendy Topeka BSN, RN, OCN
CA-125 - What Does This Test Mean to You?
    by Thomas J. Herzog, MD, and Robert L. Coleman, MD
New Surgical Technique Shows Promising Results for Women with Cervical Cancer

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Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma Awareness Month and World Lymphoma Awareness Day
(Sept 15)

Recommended reading:
Coping with Blood Cancers - Long-Term and Late Effects of Treatment
Emerging Therapies in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Piecing Together Your Multiple Myeloma Treatment Options

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month and
Prostate Cancer Awareness Week (Sept 19-25)

Recommended reading:
The Other Side of Coping with Prostate Cancer
    by Michael A. Hoyt, PhD
Prostate Cancer: Understanding Your Treatment Options
Caring for Your Bones When You Have Prostate Cancer
    by Susan F. Slovin, MD, PhD

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National Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

Recommended reading:
General Information About Thyroid Cancer
Head and Neck Radiation Treatment and Your Mouth
Managing Speech and Swallowing Difficulties Resulting from Head and Neck Cancer

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