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The Truth About Cancer
Take One Step: A PBS Health Campaign
The Truth About Cancer + Take One Step: A Conversation About Cancer with Linda Ellerbee  

Resources for Living with and Through Cancer

To help you and your loved ones learn more about living with, through, and beyond cancer, the following resources complement the broadcast of The Truth About Cancer.

Print and Online Resources

Clinical Trials
Read Myths and Facts About Cancer Clinical Trials to learn more about clinical trials as a treatment option.
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As the most frequently updated cancer clinical trials database in the U.S., TrialCheck® provides timely information about clinical trials now underway or starting in the near future.
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National Marrow Donor Program
The National Marrow Donor Program (NMDP) facilitates unrelated marrow and cord blood transplants to treat patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other life-threatening diseases. To learn more about the NMDP, or to join the Registry of potential donors, visit the NMDP Web site www.marrow.org.

Annotated Bibliography
This annotated bibliography includes fiction and non-fiction books for adults, teens, and children. You can also download a titles-only bibliography.
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Psychosocial Care
Learn about meeting the emotional and practical challenges of living with cancer.
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Cancer Survivorship
Whether newly diagnosed, currently in treatment, or living for many years or decades, people with a diagnosis of cancer face a host of challenges that fall under the term "cancer survivorship." The following articles written by the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship cover a range of important topics for individuals who are living with, through, and beyond cancer.

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The Truth About Cancer Partners

ALA, Outreach & Web Partners
Learn more about organizations that support those affected by cancer.

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Related Features

Watch Online
Watch The Truth About Cancer—the complete 90 minute film—online, plus the 30 minute follow-up program, TAKE ONE STEP: A Conversation About Cancer with Linda Ellerbee.

Meet the Producer
Linda Garmon, the writer, producer, and director of The Truth About Cancer shares the personal experiences that led her to make this film.

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