Cure For Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Who is involved with Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Breast Cancer is possible due to the work of thousands of people: staff and trustees, volunteers at head office and volunteer fundraisers across the country, companies and trusts, scientists and health professionals, politicians and journalists, and individuals across the UK who give their time and money to this important cause.

Teams of dedicated researchers and scientists are working across the UK with the goal of understanding the causes of breast cancer and finding a cure for it.

Why was Breakthrough Breast Cancer formed

Breakthrough Breast Cancer began as the vision of one man and his children. Their wife and mother, Toby Robbins, died of breast cancer in 1986.

Their vision was to create a centre of excellence for breast cancer research. With the help of Professor Barry Gusterson of the Institute of Cancer Research they realised a new approach to breast cancer research was needed. From this vision, Breakthrough Breast Cancer came into being.

Due to the work and generosity of individuals, companies, and trusts 15 million was raised, making possible the building of the Breakthrough Research Centre, housed in the Mary-Jean Mitchell Green Building, another wife and mother who died from breast cancer.

Through determination, hard-work, and diligence the Breakthrough Research Centre was ready for business in only 8 years. It was opened in 1999 by their patron, HRH The Prince of Wales.

At this time, over 120 scientists, under the direction of Professor Alan Ashworth, work in parallel on a coordinated research programme, looking at the causes of breast cancer and how it progresses. They also have links with researchers and clinicians at the Institute of Cancer Research and the Royal Marsden Hospital, placing these scientists at the hub of the largest cancer research centre in Europe.

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Missions and Values of Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Breakthrough Breast Cancer is the UK's leading breast cancer charity and is committed to fighting breast cancer through research and awareness.
We aim to:
  • Initiate and support research which aims ultimately to eradicate breast cancer by discovering the causes of the disease, finding methods of prevention and developing new treatments
  • Create a focus for breast cancer research through the Breakthrough Toby Robins Breast Cancer Research Centre, housed in the Mary-Jean Mitchell Green building at the Institute of Cancer Research; the first of its kind in the UK
  • Encourage the rapid communication of research findings for the practical benefit of people with breast cancer
  • Foster partnerships between organisations concerned with breast cancer
  • Promote breast cancer education and awareness among the public, policy makers, health professionals and the media
  • Campaign for policies that support breast cancer research and a pioneering approach to breast cancer services in the UK.

Taken from the Breakthrough Breast Cancer website

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Help raise money for Breakthrough Breast Cancer

A crocus walk is your way to help Breakthrough Breast Cancer through the simple act of walking.

There are no set routes or rules, it's your time to get outdoors with family and friends, remember and celebrate, and raise a bit of money.

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How to plan a crocus walk

  1. Sign up for your FREE information pack, filled with the essentials about Crocus Walk. Information pack
  2. Pick your walk location (remember it can be anywhere you choose) and set a date.
  3. Register your walk! You'll then receive your free fundraising materials to help you with your walk including your sponsorship form and organiser t-shirt. Register here
  4. Invite all your friends and ask them to save the date.
  5. Start fundraising! You can give all your walkers a sponsorship form or ask them for an entry fee to come along to your walk. Many of our Crocus Walkers have tea and cakes at the end of their walk for sustenance but this helps raise extra funds as well!
  6. Once you've done your walk, come back and visit 'After Your Walk' where you'll be able to pay in your funds online.

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Why you should donate to Breast Cancer Research

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK.

Nearly 46,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed yearly in the UK.

Nearly 1 in 3 of all cancers in women are breast cancers.

More than 1000 women die each month in the UK from breast cancer.

Around 300 men are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK each year.

I know of no one who has not been directly or indirectly affected by breast cancer.

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What Breakthrough Breast Cancer does

Campaigning and Influencing
Breakthrough campaigns for improvements in breast cancer services, treatments and research across the UK.

Our methods are diverse, ranging from parliamentary work to grass roots campaigning by members of the Breakthrough's Campaigns & Advocacy Network (Breakthrough CAN) and forming partnerships with healthcare professionals.

Research
Through our programme of scientific research, we aim to: identify better methods for diagnosing breast cancer accurately, develop more effective tailored treatments and find ways to prevent breast cancer in the future.

Publications
Breakthrough Breast Cancer publishes a number of booklets on breast cancer types, risks, and treatments. They also publish a magazine quarterly, Purple and a bi-annual journal, Highlight.

You can find a complete listing of all publications produced by Breakthrough Breast Cancer here

Source: Breakthrough Breast Cancer

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Breakthrough Generations

Breakthough Generations is the largest and the most comprehensive cohort study into the causes of breast cancer ever undertaken. It involves over 100,000 women in the UK and will continue over 40 plus years.

This enormous undertaken was first discussed in 2002. A pilot-study in 2003 was successful and Breakthough Breast Cancer in partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research agreed to launch a full scale study.

The Generations study was officially begun on 2nd September, 2004 with extensive media coverage. Almost 15,000 women registering an interest to join the study via the website or telephone in the first 24 hours!

In April 2006 the 50,000th participant was recruited.

In March 2009 the 100,000th partiipant was recruited, one year ahead of schedule.

What is the study doing

"This study involves over 100,000 women from the general population from whom information is gathered, at recruitment, about factors that might relate to breast cancer risk or protection. Contact is then kept with these women over time to determine their risks of breast cancer in relation to these factors.

The Breakthrough Generations Study has been designed to investigate the complex interplay of lifestyle, environmental, genetic and hormonal factors acting throughout a woman's life and determine how these affect an individual's risk of developing breast cancer. Pinpointing these factors should be of benefit to present and future generations, and enable women to make informed lifestyle choices."
Source: Breakthrough Generations

Further information

Breakthrough - A UK Charity: Our vision is a future free from the fear of breast cancer
Breakthrough Breast Cancer is the UK's leading charity committed to fighting breast cancer through research and education.
Breakthrough Generations - The UK study of the causes of breast cancer
The Breakthrough Generations Study is a major study into the causes of breast cancer. The study will include over 100,000 women in the UK; it plans to be the largest, longest running scientific study of its kind. Breakthrough Breast Cancer, in partnership with The Institute of Cancer Research, is su
Susan G Komen for the Cure
As the world's largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists, we're working together to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures.
Breakthrough - Research Homepage
The Breakthrough Breast Cancer Research Centre is the first dedicated breast cancer research facility in the UK.
ROCK - Home - Home page
ROCK aims to provide a single online interface for the management, navigation, cross-linking and cross-correlation of data relating to breast cancer research from a wide variety of laboratory and clinical studies..
Crocus Walks | Breakthrough Breast Cancer
Every year in the UK, 46,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer. The research we do strives for better treatment, accurate diagnosis and prevention, and is funded entirely by voluntary donations.
Gloria Gemma Breast Cancer Resource Foundation RI Rhode Island
Breast cancer resource foundation RI Rhode Island, to help raise breast cancer awareness, breast cancer, early detection, breast cancer source for breast cancer facts, education and treatment options.
Weekend to End Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer is hard, walking isn't.

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Marijuana Laws-the Beginning

When and Why is Marijuana Illegal

Marijuana was placed in Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act by Congress in 1972. It was put under the same category as Heroin. Their reasoning was that they considered it to have no "medicinal use". At that time, and still today, marijuana has no FDA approval (*rant: this is the same FDA that thinks that GMO, and substances like Aspartamine are perfectly fine for consumption) The first law concerning marijuana in the United States was the Tax Act of 1937 Note that the spelling is different than commonly used, but the basis of it was to collect a tax on anyone who dealt commercially with the herb. It did not criminalize it, it simply added a tax. (rant: Helllooooo...did someone say something about a deficit problem in the US?)

Cannabis has been used medicinally in places like China since 7000 BC. While it was used for medicinal purposes, it is true that it was also used for the herb's mood and mind altering effects. (More on this later...) Currently, there are 18 States, along with DC to legalize medicinal marijuana. Colorado seems to lead the charge for legalizing marijuana all-together. (rant: DC legalized it...just let that sink in a minute)

Although it truly appears that marijuana has no use being on the Schedule 1 of controlled substances, it remains. Despite the evidence to the contrary, the Government insists it is a "dangerous drug".

An interesting note is that the National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse, which was created to study the effects of marijuana, suggested that marijuana be dropped from Schedule 1. The very entity formed to give the Government precise and accurate information was ignored. LInk below.

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More information about Laws and Marijuana

The debate rages on, but more and more it becomes obvious that the medical community is not on the same side of the fence as the Government. Although I am not anti-government, so to speak, I am against the defrauding that they seem to dedicate themselves to on a regular basis. Americans need to know the truth. Here are some links which you may find helpful in discovering that truth.
Wiki on the Marihuana tax law
Upon reading this, you will realize that the well-to-do had a LOT to do with the eventual legalization blockage of marijuana.
State by State Marijuana Laws
Information about the laws in each state concerning marijuana. Find out where YOUR state is on the fence.
National Commission on Marihuana and Drug Abuse
Marijuana was only to be placed as a schedule 1 temporarily. It was lack of action that kept it there, and it is lack of action that keeps it there.

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Studies on Marijuana and Cancer

Along with a few other diseases

The American Cancer Society describes at length some of the studies which have been done. Upon reading it, however, one is not sure whether they agree or disagree on the simple fact of whether marijuana can cure cancer. Independent studies, and those conducted by people who were desperate for help almost overwhelmingly agree that it can.

A study by Harvard states that Cannabis, when studied in Breast Cancer cases, was shown to actually destroy cancer cells. Note that the study indicates that Cannabis could be beneficial with other types of cancer cells.

Studies of this kind take massive funding. Obviously, Big Pharma is not going to risk their own profits studying something that is readily available and less expensive to the public. Individuals who are desperate for alternatives to Chemo and Radiation need these studies. They WANT these studies. More than that, they want to have to stop fighting the Government in order to feel, and be well again.

Granny Storm Crow's MMJ Reference List- July 2012 has a well documented list of studies through July of 2012.and is an excellent resource.

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More Helpful Information about Marijuana

There are many well organized, intelligent, and progressive entities which help to find and fight for the truth. If you want to become involved (and you should, you know!), please check out these sites.
Marijuana Policy Project
A very helpful site to inform the masses on what the latest legal debates are taking place.
Norml
Another organization trying to cut through the rhetoric and bring help and healing to those in need.

Be informed about Marijuana and the Laws

Don't buy into the stereotypical ideal of who uses marijuana and why. Find out the facts. For instance, did you know that most people who use medical marijuana do not smoke it? They normally cook it. Please learn the facts before you decide that marijuana is evil. It's an herb that has been used for centuries, before Big Pharma was even thought of.
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Marijuana v Big Pharma

My Personal Take

Oh, where do I begin? It's a well known fact that doctors are trying to limit availability to pain killers. (Yeah, let's start there...)There is a HUGE problem with pain killers, such as Oxycodone, in the United States, and in fact, globally. For those who may not be aware, cancer hurts! Regardless of which type of cancer, the pain receptors kick in very well when cancer strikes. Although my story is thus far a short one, I can give you a point of reference about how doctors react to pain and cancer.

When I went in for my biopsy, the doctor decided it would be best to, instead of doing a small biopsy of the growth, to cut it completely off. Sounded reasonable to me. So, he did. Putting my own privacy aside for a moment, I will tell you that the growth was on a VERY sensitive area of my body. My labia. OOOOOK, so, I submit to not one, but two injections of the "numbing agent". I'll save that experience for another lens. The amazing thing was, he told me to "take extra strength Tylenol" for the pain once I got home. To make a long story short, the next morning I was on the phone with his office in tears, sobbing uncontrollably. "I am not a lab rat! How dare he think that Tylenol would ease THIS pain." Okay, I was a bit dramatic, but it hurt like hell, people. He relented and gave me some Tylenol with Codeine.

Fast forward 8 grueling days. He calls to say that there were indeed cancer cells in the growth, and they did not get a margin (that means there is more cancer that will require more invasive surgery). At that time, he fell over backwards offering me pain pills, which, by the way, I refused. The stitches were healing nicely, and I didn't need them. Since that time, two other doctors have offered my very strong pain pills, as well as tranquilizers. Having been a freelance writer for a drug rehab facility for 3 years, I knew how addictive and harmful they can be. I'll take them up on the offer when I really need them, thank you very much.

The puzzling thing to me is that I KNOW full well that marijuana could ease the pain, and also could help immensely in the upcoming weeks when I have surgery and possibly chemo and radiation treatments, and yet my Government forbids this. They will allow me to take all of the harmful Big Pharma drugs I want, but marijuana? Perish the thought!

Now, consider this: Big Pharma makes billions of dollars on Chemo drugs. Besides that, they make a huge amount of money on the drug prescribed to lessen the side effects of Chemo. They make money by creating drugs to ease the symptoms of other drugs they have created to "help" us. Legalizing medical marijuana is Big Pharma's worse nightmare. Since all political campaigns are funded by Big Pharma, politicians want to keep them happy. All you have to do is connect the dots.

Think for a moment, how you would feel were this you, or your Mother, Father, Daughter, Son, etc. Don't wait until it IS to find out about marijuana and cancer. Big Pharma has a lot to lose if medicinal marijuana is widely legalized. Don't think for a moment that your well-being is at the heart of Congressmen and women making their decisions about this.

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Cancer Hospitals

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The Hospital

Discoveries at St. Jude have completely changed how doctors treat children with cancer and other catastrophic illnesses. Since St. Jude was established, the survival rate for acute lymphoblastic leukemia, the most common type of childhood cancer, has increased from 4 percent in 1962 to 94 percent today. St. Jude has treated children from across the United States and from more than 70 countries. Doctors across the world consult with St. Jude on their toughest cases. Also, St. Jude has an International Outreach Program to improve the survival rates of children with catastrophic illnesses worldwide through the transfer of knowledge, technology and organizational skills.

Funding

All medically eligible patients who are accepted for treatment at St. Jude are treated without regard to the family's ability to pay. St. Jude is the only pediatric research center where families never pay for treatments that are not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. In addition to providing medical services to eligible patients, St. Jude also assists families with transportation, lodging, and meals. Three separate specially-designed patient housing facilities-Grizzly House for short-term (up to two weeks), Ronald McDonald House for medium-term (two weeks to 3 months), and Target House for long-term (3 months or more)-provide housing for patients and up to three family members, with no cost to the patient. These policies, along with research expenses and other costs, cause the hospital to incur more than .5 million in operating costs each day. Around 0,000 is covered by patient insurance, the remaining .34M/day is funded by charitable contributions.

To cover these costs, ALSAC conducts many fund-raising events and activities. The Stanford St. Jude Championship, a PGA Tour event, is one of the most visible fund-raising events for the hospital. Other fund-raising programs include the St. Jude Math-A-Thon, Up 'til Dawn, direct mailings, radiothons and television marketing.

St. Jude also has a merchandise catalog called the Hope Catalog. The catalog contains everything from shirts to office items, and from patient art to "Give Thanks" wristbands.

One of the hospital's most recent and successful fund-raising efforts has been the Dream Home Giveaway. The giveaway allows contest entrants to reserve tickets for 0 each to qualify to win homes valued up to 0,000. The Dream Home Giveaway, one of the largest national fund-raising programs, is conducted in cities across the United States.

In November of 2004, St. Jude launched its inaugural Thanks and Giving campaign which encourages consumers to help raise funds at participating retailers by adding a donation at checkout or by purchasing specialty items to benefit St. Jude. The campaign is supported by network television spots, advertisements in major publications, interactive marketing on Yahoo! and a movie trailer that runs on 20,000 screens nationwide. Corporations such as Target, Domino's Pizza, the Williams-Sonoma family of brands, CVS/pharmacy, Kmart, Kay Jewelers, 7-Eleven, Inc., American Airlines, American Kiosk Management, AutoZone, BJ's Wholesale, Brooks Brothers, Busch Gardens, Casual Male XL, Catherines, Club Libby Lu, The Coffee Beanery, Diane von Furstenberg, Dollar General, Easy Spirit, General Nutrition Centers, Gymboree, Home Shopping Network, J. P. Morgan Chase, Marshalls, The Melting Pot, Memphis Grizzlies (NBA), Nine West, Rochester, Sag Harbor, Saks Fifth Avenue, SeaWorld, St. Louis Rams (NFL), West Elm, Westfield Shoppingtowns, and Yahoo! give customers a host of opportunities to support St. Jude.

St. Jude has been named one of two International Philanthropic Projects of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International, a women's service sorority. As of July 2006, ESA has raised more than 0 million for St. Jude.

At various college campuses, student organizations, including Fraternities and Sororities raise funds in a program called Up 'til Dawn.

For the past five years, 83.7% of every dollar received by St. Jude has gone to the current or future needs of St. Jude. As of 2006, for the past two years 47% of program expenses have gone to patient care and 41% to research.

In 1999 Delta Delta Delta, formed a partnership with St. Jude, which more focused TriDelta's philanthropic scope. Currently, TriDelta supports St. Jude nationally, as well as children's cancer charities at a local level. TriDelta donated the Teen Room within St. Jude, a room especially for teenage patients to relax and spend time with each other. This room is "off-limits" to small children and adults. Currently, TriDelta is committed to a 10 in 10 campaign. The goal is to raise million in 10 years. Some of this money is for The Chili's Care Center/ TriDelta Patient Care Floor. This new floor is located in the new building of St. Jude and will be used for patient treatment and brain tumor research.

In 2002, another dream of Danny Thomas became a reality when the Children's Cancer Center of Lebanon was established in Beirut on April 12, 2002. The center is an affiliate of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and works in association with the American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC)

Affiliates

St. Jude associates it with several different affiliate hospitals around the nation to further its efforts beyond its own physical walls. The hospital uses its Domestic Affiliates Program to form this partnership with the other pediatric programs. This program is a network of hematology clinics, hospitals, and universities that are united under the mission of St. Jude.

These sites are used as a means of referring eligible patients to St. Jude as well as a location to administer some care. Through the Domestic Affiliates Program staff at St. Jude work together and collaborate with those at the other institutions. Affiliated sites are expected to comply with standards set by St. Jude and are audited to ensure proper and quality care.

Currently the Domestic Affiliate Clinic sites include:

1. Johnson City Medical Center in Johnson City, Tennessee
2. St. Jude Midwest Affiliate in Peoria, Illinois
3. Louisiana State University, Department of Pediatrics, in Shreveport, Louisiana
4. Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
5. Huntsville Hospital for Women & Children, in Huntsville, Alabama

Finding Cures-Saving Children

Childhood Cancer Handbook

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Childhood Cancer: A Handbook From St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Childhood Cancer: A Handbook From St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

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Approximately 20,000 new cases of childhood cancer are diagnosed each year. Until now, the families who receive this devastating news have had no one volume to turn to for up-to-date information, clear answers, and authoritative resource recommendations. To meet this need, clinicians and scientists at the world-famous St. Jude Children's Research Hospital have compiled the most comprehensive and compassionate family reference available. From practical matters, such as what tests to expect during diagnosis, treatment options for each kind of cancer, and the value and availability of clinical trials, to the emotional needs of children battling cancer and coping with life afterward, this invaluable guide will offer immeasurable comfort to parents and patients facing the family crisis of childhood cancer.Founded in 1962 by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, has treated more than 15,000 children from across the United States and more than sixty foreign countries. It is the first institution established for the sole purpose of conducting basic and clinical research into catastrophic childhood diseases, and is the largest childhood cancer research center in the United State

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Marlo Thomas Songs

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Free to Be You and Me

Free to Be You and Me

This unique, highly acclaimed entertainment, stars Marlo Thomas, and features such celebrated talents as Alan Alda, Harry Belafonte, Mel Brooks, Rita Coolidge, Billy De Wolfe, Roberta Flack, Rosey Grier, Michael Jackson, Kris Kristopherson, THe New Seekers, Tom Smothers, The Voices of East Harlem and Dionne Warwick. Free To Be...You And Me is a journey into the endless possibilities of life, rich with positive, life-enhancing messages about growth and change. In a series of live action and animation, positive messages of self-esteem are illustrated through songs, stories and laughter. It explores children's authentic experiences, their dreams and concerns, their fears and fantasies. Among the highlights are Marlo Thomas and Mel Brooks in Boy Meets Girl and football hero Rosey Grier, singing It's Alright to Cry. In addition, Michael Jackson and Roberta Flack perform When We Grow Up and Alan Alda narrates the tale of Atalanta. This enchanted fun-filled voyage of discovery for adults and children to enjoy together is a superb addition to any family's home video library.

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For those of us in need of hope, a hero, or a healthy dose of inspiration, here is a heartwarming collection of personal revelations from some of today's greatest luminaries whose lives were changed by hearing the right words at the right time.

Marlo Thomas and Friends have contributed their stories and all royalties from The Right Words at the Right Time to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, founded by Ms. Thomas's father, Danny Thomas, in 1962.

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"That Girl" Thomas follows up her bestselling inspirational volume, which collected stories from luminaries describing times when well-chosen words impacted their lives, with this collection of personal essays from more than 90 "ordinary Americans,", selected from thousands of submissions to a national contest. From the experience of a naval officer who comes to a major career decision in a Burger King to a woman's epiphany at a Zen Buddhist Monastery in Japan, these simple, touching stories highlight the moments when the right phrases or comments made a life-changing difference. Divided into thematic sections like "At a Crossroads," "Taking Chances," and "Letting Go," Thomas's new title may be a little Chicken Soup-esque, but this is no canned concentrate-this is genuine, home-cooked comfort food. Proceeds benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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# Reading level: Ages 4-8
# Hardcover: 96 pages
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Free to Be...You and Me creator Marlo Thomas has once again produced a joyful volume for children and the grown-ups in their lives. Reaching into the heads and hearts of our most acclaimed writers, artists, and performers, Thanks & Giving celebrates the best things in life -- family, friendship, giving, thankfulness, and love (and just for fun, a few of their opposites -- stinginess, bullying, ingratitude, and the occasional urge to stamp your feet and throw a fit).

From Tiger Woods and Maurice Sendak to Hilary Duff and Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, this colorful collection of stories, poems, and songs will take readers on a lighthearted and thoughtful (but never overserious) adventure. Whether you're gazing at the brilliant child's-eye paintings of illustrator Eric Carle, or laughing out loud at the off-the-wall humor of Mel Brooks, you'll enjoy every step of the magical journey that the creators of Thanks & Giving have planned for you.

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# Reading level: Ages 9-12
# Paperback: 144 pages
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by Marlo Thomas

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Running Press is proud to offer this beloved 1974 children's classic. It's the original, innovative book that celebrates diversity, challenges stereotypes, and encourages kids to be themselves in a joyful, positive manner, through a collection of songs, poems, and stories to be read aloud and shared with new generations. Also available in a Miniature Edition.

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There are thousands upon thousands of children's albums out there, but the one that quietly left its mark with more '70s children than perhaps any other album was this disc. Free to Be...You and Me was a pet project of proud feminist Marlo Thomas (a.k.a. "That Girl"), and it was born--according to the liner notes--by the desire to provide her niece with music "to celebrate who she was and who she could be." Harry Belafonte sings "Parents Are People," ex-football great Rosie Grier offers an incredible, touching melody titled "It's All Right to Cry," and Diana Ross waxes future-positive on "When We Grow Up." A great hour of brain food for young--and not-so-young--children. --Denise Sheppard

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There are thousands upon thousands of children's albums out there, but the one that quietly left its mark with more '70s children than perhaps any other album was this disc. Free to Be...You and Me was a pet project of proud feminist Marlo Thomas (a.k.a. "That Girl"), and it was born--according to the liner notes--by the desire to provide her niece with music "to celebrate who she was and who she could be." Harry Belafonte sings "Parents Are People," ex-football great Rosie Grier offers an incredible, touching melody titled "It's All Right to Cry," and Diana Ross waxes future-positive on "When We Grow Up." A great hour of brain food for young--and not-so-young--children. --Denise Sheppard

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  6. From His Promise
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  10. The Right Words Vol.2
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Cryosurgery

Cryosurgery Freeze Your Foot & Ankle Pain Away
Advances in Cryoanalgesia for Foot and Ankle Pain Relief

Foot and ankle pain has become an epidemic in our society. Diabetes, arthritis, weight gain, injuries and other medical conditions are known contributing factors. If you suffer from chronic foot and ankle pain, relief may be at your doorstep!

When people live with pain on a daily basis, they have difficulty performing simple daily activities. Some have difficulty sleeping or simply walking. This often leads to depression, weight gain and stress. The cycle continues, leading to further distress and life changes that are difficult. The conditions worsen as people don't know where to turn for relief.

Cryoanalgesia, also known as Cryosurgery, has been used for almost 20 years to relieve chronic foot and ankle pain by freezing the painful. Newly developed techniques and improvements in the CryoStar technology have led to excellent treatments for relief of pain.

Dr. Marc Katz, a Tampa Podiatrist, has performed hundreds of procedures for relief of foot and ankle pain. He has made it his goal to find a successful treatment and has refined the procedure through extensive training, advanced technology and experience. He found that many patients either lived with foot pain or had multiple types of treatments from many medical specialties with little to no relief. Many people had been told that there was nothing else that could be done to provide them with relief.

So where do you turn when you can't get relief from chronic foot and ankle pain?

Cryosurgery!

The procedure is minimally invasive and takes 15-30 minutes. During a typical in-office procedure, local anesthetic is used so that the cryoprobe can be introduced without discomfort. The probe is inserted through a small skin opening which will require no sutures. The doctor uses a stimulator to locate the nerve. The freeze cycles are then initiated to give long-term pain relief and produce an anesthetic effect.

The patient may perform most of their regular tasks immediately, however . they are advised to decrease their normal level of activity over the first 48 hours. Postoperative discomfort is minimal.

In some cases more than one treatment is needed to obtain optimal results. Success rates have been around 80 percent in most patients, says Dr. Katz. As with any treatment, results will vary. However, most patients get significant relief with the Cryosurgery treatment. Some patients may require treatment of several nerve areas to get relief and may need the procedure repeated to gain additional relief.

The latest more specialized Cryosurgery procedure takes advanced skills and is more time-intensive, but allows for localization of the abnormal nerve using a stimulator probe. Also, the area is checked for motor nerves. Those are the nerves that control muscle movement and should not be frozen for pain relief. It is a more exact and precise procedure, so there is little to no guessing. When freezing the nerve, I am more confident that the actual nerve is freezing and not just an area close to the nerve, says Dr. Katz.

The Cryosurgery procedure sounds fairly straightforward, but it's more than technique and technology. Another important step in obtaining pain relief and success involves the correct diagnosis and finding the source of the pain. This can be a challenge because many patients have a hard time describing the type and location of their pain. The pain may also vary from day to day. Specialized protocols are used to locate the nerve causing the problem and to diagnose and prove the painful condition prior to performing any procedures. Dr Katz believes that this extra step is critical to good outcomes. Spending individualized time with each patient makes a world of difference.

So what should my expectations be from the Cryosurgery procedure?

The majority of patients get significant pain relief for at least 6-8 months. The relief can be long-lasting if the underlying problem that initially caused the pain is treated. Not all patients treated with Cryosurgery will get relief. Some may require more than one treatment and others may not get relief at all. Also, after treating an area there may be numbness that can be long-lasting. Other previously unidentified pain areas may become more apparent after pain relief in another area. In those cases, the other involved nerves can also be treated. Complications are rare, however with any procedure, they can occur. This should be discussed with your Cryosurgeon prior to the procedure.

So don't give up, Cryosurgery may be the answer for relief of your painful foot and ankle problems.

Dr. Marc Katz is located at 508 S Habana Ave in Tampa.



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Leukemia Treatment

Leukemia has two major types: acute and chronic. In what concerns acute leukemia, there are two forms: if leukemia involves lymphocytes, we are dealing with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, and if it involves myeloid cells, is called acute myelogenous leukemia. Depending on the particular cell that has become malignant, there can be many different types of acute lymphoblastic leukemia and acute myelogenous leukemia.It was seen that chronic leukemia affects primarily the myeloid cells in the bone marrow. This is called chronic myelogenous leukemia, and is found mostly in adults, but children and teenagers can develop it too.We must mention that there exists a disorder of the bone marrow known as myelodysplastic syndrome. Often called a pre-leukemia syndrome because patients with it have a significantly increased risk of developing leukemia, this syndrome is often associated with low blood cell counts and increased requirements for transfusions.Allogeneic bone marrow stem cell transplantation is used to treat a variety of childhood leukemias or cancers and myelodysplastic syndrome that involve the cells within the bone marrow. In this transplant, there are used another person's bone marrow cells to restore bone marrow after high dose chemotherapy and radiation therapy.As an advantage of an allogeneic transplant over an autologous transplant we can mention the "graft-versus-leukemia effect". The donor s healthy bone marrow kills residual leukemia cells, and in this way decreases the patient's chance of relapse.As a disadvantage of an allogeneic bone marrow stem cell transplant we can mention the risk of graft-versus-host disease. This happens when the other person's bone marrow attacks the recipient's body. In this way, there appears a disease that affects the skin, liver and many other organs. In this case, therapy with immunosuppressive drugs is needed.When a matched donor is available, there can be performed transplantation for high-risk leukemia patients in first remission. In very high-risk patients, like those with leukemia who fail to achieve first remission with chemotherapy, there can be done an unrelated donor transplant as soon as remission is achieved. As eligible we can mention infants with leukemia, children with high-risk lymphoblastic leukemia and children with acute myelogenous leukemia. Also, children with myelodysplastic syndrome are eligible for transplant as soon as the diagnosis is established.Many children with acute leukemias whose leukemia has relapsed can have bone marrow stem cell transplantation. Transplantation can be from related donors like brothers, sisters, parents, and occasionally more distant relatives such as cousins and grandparents.Also, transplantation can be from matched unrelated donors, including umbilical cord blood.In what concerns children with chronic myelogenous leukemia who cannot be put into complete remission with drugs, they should undergo a transplant as early as possible in the course of the disease.

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Prostate Cancer Medications

I suppose that if you had to choose a subject with as big a taboo as erectile dysfunction (ED), it would be prostate cancer. Fear, shame and denial dominate because men associate the cancer with two equally shameful conditions: impotence and incontinence. This denial is all the more dangerous because, as the prostate enlarges, sexual performance will become painful as it steadily fades away. Worse, it is accompanied by incontinence, particularly at night. Urination grows painful and it can be difficult to start and stop the flow. At the outset, I will warn that attempting to self-medicate with Viagra, Cialis or Levitra when your erections are already painful could be very dangerous. Whenever you have pain whether in urination or an erection, this should be a signal to visit a physician immediately. I will simply state the fact - cancer of the prostate is the most common form of malignant cancer diagnosed in men. To give you an insight into the scale of the problem in the USA, about 317,000 cases were diagnosed in 2006, and about 41,000 men died. But, only about 15% of the new cases were in men aged less than 65 years. It almost never appears in men under the age of 55 years. So what is the true scale of the risk? The answer, as always, is slightly complicated. Globally, about 3% of deaths are, in part, attributable to prostate cancer. But elderly men also have other diseases and conditions that will contribute to the risk of dying, so separating out the cause and effect of each contributing factor is problematic. But, looking from the other end of the telescope, there is a 90% success rate from treatment for all cases of cancer diagnosed early through prostatectomy, beam radiation therapy and other therapies. This treatment will not necessarily cure the ED. It may in fact make treatment of erectile dysfunction more difficult in the short term despite the availability of Viagra, Cialis and Levitra. Diagnosis of the cancer depends on the indicators of age, cultural and racial grouping, and whether prostate cancer runs in your family. It is an unfortunate fact that men from the African American community are 60% more likely to get this cancer and twice as likely to die than equivalent white men of the same age and educational background. Similarly, men with a full-blood relative who have had this cancer are twice as likely to get it themselves. Recent clinical studies into the incidence of prostate cancer also appear to be proving an increase in the risk among men with a diet high in red meat and dairy products as opposed a diet of lean meat and low fat products. Although the mortality rate for cancer has declined by about 4% over the last decade, it is still greater than it was in the 1970s. At the same time, the diagnosis rate has been steadily increasing. Interestingly, the geographical areas with the highest early detection rates do not have the best survival rates. In other words, the survival rates are not determined by when the cancer is first detected. There may also be a problem because earlier post mortem statements of the cause of death may not have consistently identified prostate cancer even though it was the principal cause of death. The bad news is that men who get an earlier diagnosis simply live with the knowledge longer without any guarantee that the treatment outcome rates are improving. There are two ways in which the cancer can be detected. One is by rectal examination whether physical or digital. The other is the PSA blood test. These tests are poor indicators in the earliest stages of the disease and only become more reliable as the condition progresses. Unfortunately, screening throws up a significant number of false-positive results. This causes what proves to be unnecessary anxiety and forces men to have biopsies taken which is an additional expense. It is therefore uncertain whether the benefits of a more general screening program outweigh the disadvantages. Nevertheless, the tests do remain useful where the medical history and other indicators suggest a greater risk. Even though the blood test may produce false positives or disclose risks that do not manifest themselves in any tumor for ten or more years, the negative results are a relief to those patients. The available treatments include: surgery to remove some or all of the prostate; external beam radiation therapy; brachytherapy, i.e. radioactive material sealed in seeds is placed next to a tumor; testosterone suppression; cryotherapy; and waiting to see how the disease progresses. It will be most important to consider your age and whether you have any other conditions affecting your ability to survive surgery and/or radiation therapy. Counselling is of fundamental importance at this time, particularly because the incidence of ED is higher following surgery. In such cases, the standard remedies of Viagra, Cialis and Levitra will not necessarily help so it may be better to defer surgery in the short term.

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Prostate Cancer Surgery

The surgery to remove prostate cancer is known as prostate cancer surgery. Robotic prostate cancer surgery is the advanced technique which eradicates prostate cancer with minimal side effects. The sophisticated master slave robot incorporates 3-D high definition visualization, scaling of movement, and wristed instrumentation. The surgery is done with no direct mechanical connection between surgeon and patient.

Indications for Prostate Cancer Surgery

Prostate cancer surgery is done to:
Remove prostate and its cancer
Test lymph nodes in the area to see the spread of the cancer
Fix urinary problems caused by a tumour pressing on the urethra (Transurethral resection of the prostate or TURP)

Conventional Vs Robotic Prostate Cancer Surgery

With robotic cancer surgery, there is better cancer control with robotic cancer surgery unlike traditional method of cancer control. Moreover, there is faster return of erectile function and better chance for return of urinary continence with robotic cancer surgery.

Advantages of Robotic Cancer Surgery

There are many advantages of robotic cancer surgery over conventional prostate surgery. To name a few
Minimal Bleeding
Quicker recovery
Reduced hospital stay
Lesser pain killer requirements
Lower blood transfusion rates
Improved preservation of physical appearance
Three (3) D vision enables surgeon to perform Prostate excision with Cancer
Control without risk of Post Surgery Continence (control over urinary and fecal discharge) and causing Impotency

Prostate Cancer Surgery in India

Every year many people from USA, UK, Canada, Australia and many other African and Middle East countries travel abroad to India for prostate cancer surgery. There is lesser cost of prostate cancer treatment, availability of robotic cancer surgery at the most advanced cancer hospitals, best of doctors and excellent health care facilities in India.

Getting prostate surgery in India has many other advantages. The treatment is done under expert hospital staffs that are English speaking and understand your queries well. This leaves no communication barrier between patient and doctors. Other advantages are Peaceful recovery at serene places in India, accountability and confidentiality of treatment.

IndiCure is the premier medical tourism company that facilitates prostate cancer treatment in India. The company associate with best cancer specialists in India. It provides round the clock assistance to patients coming for prostate surgery in India. IndiCure affiliate hospitals are considered among the top cancer hospitals in India. The company offers huge discounts to patients coming for prostate cancer surgery in India.



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Buying human growth hormone injections online can be a daunting task. Nowadays, there are so many different online companies that sell HGH injections but you can not always be sure what you are getting is safe and 100% effective. As well as making sure that you buy a legitimate product, you also need to make sure that you are suitable for HGH therapy. Your medical history and symptoms first need to be assessed in order to make an accurate decision and determine what product and dosage would best suit your personal needs. Without the initial consultation you run the risk of undergoing unsuitable therapy that could be ineffective or even dangerous to your health.

If you have read up about the incredible health benefits of human growth hormone therapy and think that this treatment is something that would benefit you, then it is of paramount importance to seek professional medical advice before going ahead. Remember that in order to buy HGH online safely you need a doctor's prescription. If any company tries to sell you HGH without a prescription then you can be sure that they are not safe. It is illegal to buy or sell HGH online without a prescription.

So once you have had your medical examination and bought your HGH injections from a reputable company like Kingsberg Medical, what sort of exciting results can you hope to see? Well the way that HGH therapy works is by topping up low levels of human growth hormone in the body that have diminished with age. HGH is a natural substance made by the pituitary gland and is responsible for a lot of the major growth processes in the body. When we are young this gland works at full capacity to produce and secrete HGH around the body to aid growth. Unfortunately, as we age the rate at which we produce HGH dramatically slows and low levels of the hormone in the body have been shown to be a huge contributing factor in some of the major signs of aging.

As we age we all start to feel sluggish, lack energy, experience sagging and wrinkling skin and put weight on. This is due to low levels of HGH in the body and studies have shown that when we replenish low levels some of the major signs of aging are slowed and even reversed in some cases. This means weight loss is accelerated, wrinkles are smoothed, muscles somehow become tighter and energy levels are renewed just by embarking on a course of HGH injections therapy. If you want a safe and professional source for all your HGH therapy needs, then look no further than Kingsberg Medical.



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Prostate Cancer Treatment Options

A man who is diagnosed with prostate cancer in Stage I has a choice of what direction he wants to go with his treatment; doctor's usually recommend treatment of prostate cancer to begin a few weeks after diagnosis. Treatment of prostate cancer begins with making an educated decision based on the professional advice and opinions of more than one doctor. Get second opinions. Get third and even fourth opinions. Consider the ins and outs of each treatment of prostate cancer plan and discuss them with your family.

Although family counseling on the subject is strongly recommended, the treatment of prostate cancer must ultimately be made by the patient himself. Support is critical, as some treatments can render the patient incapacitated in some areas for a period of time. Your husband, your dad, your grandfather or another loved one may seem like a different person for awhile, but successful treatment will have the man you all know and love back to his old self in no time.

You may decide to go the route of radiation therapy. Know the risks and side effects before choosing this radical form of treatment of prostate cancer. In some cases, your doctor may recommend surgery to remove the cancer if possible. At times, your doctor may not recommend treatment at all. Sometimes no treatment is the best treatment of prostate cancer for a time and a delay as such is the best route for an individual patient facing prostate cancer.

You can opt to treat yourself at home by changing your diet and starting an exercise regimen that you have discussed with your doctor. It is always best to get a doctors approval before starting any type of new strain on the body, especially once diagnosed with a form of prostate cancer. Often a diet rich in fiber and protein, as well as super fruits and vegetables, is a healthy way to boost your body's own immune system to fight prostate cancer on its own. Getting healthy and staying active can not only aid in the fight against cancer but it can give you a better overall outlook on life. Treatment of prostate cancer actually begins with the mind, body and soul of the individual. No two cases are alike and everyone responds differently to specific types of treatment. A diagnosis of prostate cancer is not a death sentence and caught in its early stages, it is actually quite manageable. Remember that our time on this earth is precious and try your best not to waste a moment of it.



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