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CollectionsOC. OVARIAN CANCER (24), I. NEWLY DIAGNOSED (70), II. BIOLOGY OF THE BREAST (2), III. DETECTION / SCREENING / DIAGNOSIS (3), V. DUCTAL CARCINOMA IN SITU (DCIS) (4), VI. BREAST CANCER: UNCOMMON TYPES (2), VII. SPECIAL SITUATIONS (10), IX. SYSTEMIC TREATMENT (Chemotherapy / Endocrine / Targeted) (18), XI. COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE (256), VIII. LOCAL TREATMENT (Surgery / Reconstruction / Radiation) (24), XII. DEALING WITH SIDE EFFECTS (23), XIII. FAMILY & FRIENDS (84), XIV. NUTRITION & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (90), XV. PSYCHOLOGICAL / EMOTIONAL SUPPORT (66), XVI. SURVIVORSHIP (30), XVII. INCIDENCE & EPIDEMIOLOGY (5), XVIII. HORMONES & MENOPAUSE (23), XIX. RISK / GENETICS / RISK REDUCTION (40), XX. PRACTICAL CHALLENGES (9), XXI. DEATH & DYING (45), XXII. PERSONAL STORIES (155), XXIII. CLINICAL TRIALS (1), XXIV. BCC MATERIALS & HISTORY (1), XXV. ADVOCACY (3), REF. REFERENCE (40), All collections (1,028)

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About meBay Area Cancer Connections (formerly Breast Cancer Connections) is a nonprofit organization located in the San Francisco Bay Area, but you’re welcome to call us from anywhere.

Our mission is to support people touched by breast or ovarian cancer by providing comprehensive, personalized services in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion.

You may contact us by calling the Helpline M-F, 9am-5pm: (650) 326-6686 or via email at info@bcconnections.org

About my libraryBay Area Cancer Connections can help you find and understand information about your diagnosis and treatment options. As clients and families become more knowledgeable about cancer, they often find the fear and anxiety that accompanies a diagnosis can be significantly diminished.

Our library houses an extensive collection of cancer books, medical articles, DVDs, CDs, and periodicals relevant to your diagnosis and treatment options. Most materials are available for loan for up to three weeks. We offer:

Circulating Books About:
Dealing with the diagnosis
Surgery
Treatments
Complementary & alternative medicine
Caregiver and support roles
Life after treatment
Nutrition
Personal stories

Resource Information:
Clinical trials: what they are, types, where they can be found
Providers of equipment and services
Support groups in the area
Resources for caregivers/family/friends
Help with employment/financial issues

Interpretive Information:
News reports
Explanations of current research advances
Motivational/inspirational articles
Practical advice
Alternative/complementary medical information

Peer Reviewed Scientific Publications:
Abstracts of research studies
Reviews of research
Guidelines to understand treatment and doctor recommendations
Analyses of research studies

GroupsTinyCat, TinyCat Testers

Homepagehttp://www.bcconnections.org

MembershipTinyCat. https://www.librarycat.org/lib/bayareacancer

Real nameBay Area Cancer Connections

Location2335 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA 94306

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Member sinceJun 25, 2012

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