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From the National Cancer Institute


In their Own Words: Nurse Navigators: Guiding Cancer Patients and their Families

Rebecca Trupp and Barbara Doherty of Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD, are among the growing number of cancer nurses working in the emerging field of patient navigation. They and their patients, Connie and Maria, explain the role of nurse navigators in patient care. This video accompanies a written article in the July 24, 2012, special issue of the NCI Cancer Bulletin about oncology nurses.


Pain Control: Support for People with Cancer

Watch cancer patients and members of their health care team discuss the issues and steps for keeping cancer pain under control. You will learn how to manage cancer pain, how to talk about pain with the health care team, the different medicines and methods for pain control, and other ways to get comfortable, taking attention away from pain. The video was originally done as a supplement to the NCI booklet, Pain Control.


Moving Beyond Breast Cancer

Watch several breast cancer survivors discuss their cancer experience and offer tips and advice to help cope with the challenges of recovery. By getting information, taking action, seeking support and changing the way they think, these women describe how they are "moving beyond breast cancer."


Participating In Cancer Clinical Trials: Part 1 - What You Need To Know

Part 1 of a National Cancer Institute cancer clinical trials educational video created for people who are considering participation in a trial. The video explains and answers common questions about the types of clinical trials, how they are conducted, and factors to think about when deciding whether or not to participate in a trial. The video also features actual patients who share their reasons and decisions about participating in cancer clinical trials.


Participating In Cancer Clinical Trials: Part 2 - Making Your Decision

Part 2 of a National Cancer Institute cancer clinical trials educational video created for people who are considering participation in a trial. The video explains and answers common questions about the types of clinical trials, how they are conducted, and factors to think about when deciding whether or not to participate in a trial. The video also features actual patients who share their reasons and decisions about participating in cancer clinical trials.


Find a Clinical Trial: Part One of Two

The NCI Clinical Trials Search Form (http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/...) allows you to search a list of more than 8,000 clinical trials now accepting participants, as well as a longer list of trials no longer recruiting. This video is Part One: How to use the search form to find cancer clinical trials that you or a loved one might be eligible to join.


Find a Clinical Trial: Part Two of Two

The NCI Clinical Trials Search Form (http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/...) allows you to search a list of more than 8,000 clinical trials now accepting participants, as well as a longer list of trials no longer recruiting. This video is Part Two: How to narrow your search, read your search results, and take next steps.


Did You Know? Breast Cancer

This video is part of NCI's Did You Know? series, which highlights key topics and trends in cancer statistics. This video shows key statistics about breast cancer incidence and survival from the SEER Cancer Statistics Review, 1975-2010.


Did You Know? Cancer Survivorship Statistics

Highlighting key topics and trends in cancer statistics, this "Did You Know?" video from the National Cancer Institute looks at cancer survivorship in the United States.


Did You Know? Cervical Cancer

Highlighting key topics and trends in cancer statistics, this "Did You Know?" video from the National Cancer Institute looks at cervical cancer in the United States.


Did You Know? Colorectal Cancer Statistics

Highlighting key topics and trends in cancer statistics, this "Did You Know?" video from the National Cancer Institute looks at colorectal cancer in the United States.


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