LVCCLD HOT TOPICS - PROSTATE CANCER
Every year over 232,000 men a re diagnosed with prostate cancer, and about 30,350 die, according to UsToo, a prostate cancer support group. If detected early, prostate cancer is often treatment. Use the following sources to learn more about prostate cancer.
Books for Adults
A revolutionary approach to prostate cancer
by Pilgrim, Aubrey
Like having 20 doctors guide you through all aspects of the disease, in language that is easy to understands.
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Men - Health
Alt HealthWatch (http://0-search.ebscohost.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?authtype=ip,url&profile=ehost&defaultdb=awh)
Resources on the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness.
General Reference Center Gold (http://0-infotrac.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/itweb/lvccld_main?db=GRGM)
Magazines, newspaper articles and almanacs by subject or keyword. Find the articles and information you need on almost any topic!
General Science Collection (http://0-search.ebscohost.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?authtype=ip,url&profile=ehost&defaultdb=gsh)
Provides information on all aspects of the scientific world and full text coverage for more than 60 of the most popular science publications. Includes Great Scientific Achievements of the 20th Century.
Health & Wellness Resource Center (http://0-infotrac.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/itweb/lvccld_main?db=HWRC&id=52et2001TGG)
More than 400 health and medical journals and other resources that can link you to major health web sites.
Health Source: Nursing/ Academic Edition (http://0-search.ebscohost.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?authtype=ip,url&profile=ehost&defaultdb=hch)
Search health publications geared toward the medical students or professionals. Contains a medical dictionary.
Natural Standard--Professional (http://0-lvccld.health.naturalstandard.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org)
Provides high quality, evidence-based information about complementary and alternative therapies.
Topic Search (http://0-search.ebscohost.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?authtype=ip,url&profile=ehost&defaultdb=tth)
Find articles and information from more than 2,700 diverse sources including international and regional newspapers, periodicals, biographies, public opinion polls, book reviews, pamphlets, and government information.
Z CINAHLPlus with Full Text (http://0-search.ebscohost.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/login.aspx?authtype=uid&user=lvccld&password=library&profile=ehost&defaultdb=rzh)
CINAHL Plus with Full Text is the authoritative resource for nursing and allied health professionals, students, educators and researchers. This database provides indexing for 3,001 journals from the fields of nursing and allied health, with indexing back to 1937. CINAHL Plus with Full Text also contains searchable cited references for more than 1,155 journals and provides full text for hundreds of journals, plus legal cases, clinical innovations, critical paths, drug records, research instruments and clinical trials. PDF backfiles to 1937 are also included.
Caring Connections (http://www.caringinfo.org)
From the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, Caring Connections helps to improve care at the end of life. Some of the topics it helps with are Advance care planning, Caregiving, Pain, Financial Issues, Hospice and palliative care, and Grief and loss. A valuable resource!
Men fighting cancer together.
Mayo Clinic on Prostate Cancer (http://www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?id=DS00043)
Complete information in language for you and me!
UsToo! Prostate cancer Support Group, Las Vegas Chapter (http://www.ustoo.com/Chapter_NearYou.asp)
Meets the 3rd Thursday of every month, except July and December, at the West Charleston Library, 7PM
For more information, contact Mr. Lew Musgrove at 227-8028.
American Cancer Society's Cancer Reference Information (http://www.cancer.org)
Learn about Prostate cancer, risk factors, prevention and treatment. Click on "Choose a Cancer Topic", and select "Prostate Cancer".
Research, clinical trials, news, treatment information and basic medical information in English and Spanish.
National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/prostate)
Provides the latest information on prostate cancer, clinical trials, and ongoing research.
NOAH: New York Online Access to Health (http://www.noah-health.org/en/cancer/types/prostate/)
Information on Prostate Cancer in English and Spanish. Search the index for other topics!
UsToo! International (http://www.ustoo.com/)
Your trusted online source for prostate cancer information.