Ovarian Cancer Resource Materials - Books
- "Clinical Management of Ovarian Cancer", by Jonathan Ledermann, Stanley Kaye, and William Hoskins, Blackwell Science, Inc., 2001.
- "Diagnosis and Management of Ovarian Disorders", by Albert Altchek, Liane Deligdisch, and Nathan Kase, Academic Press, 2003.
- "Familial Breast and Ovarian Cancer", Patrick Morrison, Shirley Hodgson, and Neva Haitese, Cambridge University Press, 2002.
- "Gilda's Disease: Personal Experiences and a Medical Perspective on Ovarian Cancer", by M. Steven Piver and Gene Wilder (Contributor), Prometheus Books, 1996.
- "Healing Outside the Margins", by Carole O'Toole with Dr. Carolyn Hendricks, Lifeline Press, 2002. Alternative healing therapies.
- "Myths & Facts About Ovarian Cancer", M. Steven Piver and Gamal Eltabbakh, PRR, Inc., 98 South Service Road, Melville, NY 11747, 631-777-3800, 2002.
- "The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Ovarian Epithelial Cancer: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age", Icon Health Publications, 2002. "This book has been created for patients who have decided to make education and research an integral part of the treatment process." (Amazon.com)
- "Ovarian Cancer", by Robert F. Ozols and B.C. Decker, Inc., 2001. An overview of the disease and its management.
- "Ovarian Cancer", by M. Sharon Stack, David A. Fishman, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002.
- "Ovarian Cancer", by Stephen Rubin, M.D. and Gregory Sutton, M.D., Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Publishers, 2001. "New edition of a reference that brings together the nation's leading experts on all aspects of ovarian cancer." (Amazon.com)
- "Ovarian Cancer: Controversies in Management", by David M. Gershenson and William P. McGuire, Churchill Livingstone, 1998. "Gershenson and McGuire have assembled more than 50 of the world's leading authorities to answer pertinent questions regarding controversies in management of ovarian cancer." (New England Journal of Medicine).
- "Ovarian Cancer: State of the Art and New Developments", by Christopher N. Hudson, et al, Oxford University Press, 2001.
- "Ovarian Cancer: A Guide for Women and Those Who Care About Them", Kristine Conner and Lauren Langford, O'Reilly Associates, Inc., 2003. For the recently diagnosed, this book covers finding a doctor, obtaining a second opinion, learning about your diagnosis, and dealing with all the ramifications.
- "Ovarian Cancer: Your Guide to Taking Control", Kristine Conner and Lauren Langford, O'Reilly & Associates, Inc., 2003. Covers treatments, the importance of gynecologic oncologists, living in remission, clinical trials, promising research, and women's stories.
- "Women and Cancer", by C. Runowicz, MD, J Petrek, MD and T Gansler, MD. American Cancer Society, 1999.
- "Women and Cancer: A Gynecologic Oncology Nursing Perspective", edited by Giselle Moore-Higgs. Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2000.
- "Women's Cancers: How to Prevent Them, How to Treat Them, How to Beat Them", by Kerry Anne-McGinn, Pamela J. Haylock, and Carol P. Curtiss, Hunter House, Inc., 2003. Written by oncology nurses.
- "100 Answers to Your Questions About Ovarian Cancer", Don S. Dizon, M.D., Nadeem R. Abu-Rustrum, M.D., and Andrea M. Brown, Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2004. Covers ovarian cancer "basics."
- "After Cancer: A Guide to Your New Life", by Wendy Schlessel Harpham, Harper Collins Publishers, Inc., 1995. "By helping survivors understand that they can't go back to where they were before cancer, doctor/cancer survivor Wendy Harpham liberates them to move forward to a different new normal." (Amazon.com)
- "An Ovarian Cancer Companion", by Diane Sims Roth, order from: General Store Publishing House ( www.gsph.com).
- "Dance Like Nobody's Watching", by Marion Rosen, Infinity Publishing, 2002. "A riveting true story of courage that relates how the author transformed her experience with two deadly cancers – breast and ovarian – into an opportunity to slay all the cancer dragons, and survive." (Amazon.com)
- "A Feather in My Wig: Ovarian Cancer Cured: Twelve Years", by Barbara Van Billard, Peter Randall Publisher, 1999.
- "February Light", by Heather Remoff, St. Martin's Press, 1997.
- "In the Land of the Body," by Chana Bloch, Sheep Meadow Press (Riverdale-on-Hudson, NY), 1992. Eight poems focusing on the experience of ovarian cancer, from diagnosis to surgery and beyond.
- "It's Always Something", by Gilda Radner, Simon and Schuster, 1989. "…the moving story of Gilda Radner's life, including her courageous battle with cancer, told with all the spunk, irreverence and personality that made Gilda America's favorite late-night comedienne."
- "Living with Ovarian Cancer – A Time for Truth, Hope and Love," Nina Davidson Arnold – may be ordered at http://naurie.com/book.
- "No Time To Die", by Liz Tilberis with Aimee Lee Ball, Avon, 1999. First-hand account of ovarian cancer diagnosis, recovery and recurrence by the Editor-in-Chief of Harper's Bazaar.
- "Outside The Lines. . . of love, life and cancer", by Annette Leal Mattern, Skyward Publishing, Inc., 17440 N. Dallas Parkway, Ste.111, Dallas, TX 75287, 2003.
- "Ovarian Cancer Journeys – Survivors Share their Stories to Help Others", Edited by: Ayala Miron. To order, call 1-877-288-4737 or visit www.iUniverse.com.
- "Reclaiming Our Lives After Breast and Gynecologic Cancer", by Kristine Falco. Jason Aronson Inc., 1998.
- "WIT", by Margaret Edson, Dramatists Play Service, Inc., 1999. A Broadway play featuring a renowned English professor who learns she has terminal ovarian cancer and confronts her situation with passion and humor.
- "Warnings, Sighs and Whispers: True Stories That Could Save Lives", edited by Maureen Ryberg, survivor, 1st Books Library, 888-280-7715, www.1stBooks.com. "This collection of narratives, so poignantly written by 57 women and their loved ones, transcends social and national boundaries to unite us in a common cause; to increase awareness of ovarian cancer."
Disclaimer: Inclusion of materials in this listing does not imply endorsement by the NYS Department of Health.