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Annotated Bibliography: Stem Cells February 14, 2011

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“Cancer Stem Cell Research.” University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. Web. 13 Feb. 2011. <http://www.cancer.med.umich.edu/research/stemcells.shtml&gt;.

This website was created by the University of Michigan. The website tells of how stem cells have so much potential to decrease cancer and quickly treat it. The website says that many other cancers have improved with knowledge of screening and prevention but there are still forms of cancer that have much improvement to make. The website calls stem cells a revolution for cancer.

 

Picture: In post pediatric post

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http://www.wfae.org/wfae/images/Pediatrician.jpg (in Funding post)

 

Annotated Bibliography: Care of post-Pediatric Patients February 9, 2011

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Kolb, Michelle. “Life After Pediatric Cancer: Easing the Transition to the Adult Primary Care Provider.” Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing 13.6 (2009): E30-E40. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 9 Feb. 2011.

This article is about pediatric cancer patients that survived and have trouble integrating back into a regular lifestyle. It is an academic article that analyzed numerous studies and cases looking at post-care of pediatric cancer patients. Most of the findings say that patients need more long-term, holistic care. All aspects of their care- home, primary care, and oncologist must work together to give the best possible care.

 

Annotated Bibliography: Money in Childhood Cancer February 8, 2011

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Jonsen, Helen. “Childhood Cancer: Where’s The Money? – Forbes.com.” Information for the World’s Business Leaders – Forbes.com. Web. 08 Feb. 2011. <http://www.forbes.com/2008/09/11/pediatric-cancer-philanthropy-oped-cx_hj_0912jonsen.html&gt;.

This article is from Forbes magazine. Forbes is a respected business magazine, so it is a good source to find articles about finances. This article discusses the funding that pediatric receives as well as the financial burdens that fall upon parents. The beggining article is somewhat of an anecdote of a child who has cancer, ignores it and is diagnosed at a very late stage. In one month of symptoms their child must have reconstructive surgery. Then, the article changes voices, this child is the authors daughter. She goes on to speak of the financial and [emotional] difficulties cancer families have.

 

Annotated Bibliography: The controversy over stem cells February 7, 2011

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Bohlin, Ray. “The Controversy Over Stem Cell Research.” Leadership University. Web. 07 Feb. 2011. <http://www.leaderu.com/science/stemcellresearch.html&gt;.

This article is about stem cell research. Stem cells are a lot of potential to cure cancers. The article is trustworthy because it cites many different scholarly articles. This article looks at both sides of the issue.

 

Annotated Bibliography: History of Cancer February 2, 2011

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“History of Cancer.” American Cancer Society. American Cancer Society, 22 Mar. 2010. Web. 2 Feb. 2011.

This source is from the American Cancer Society website. This particular article overviews the history of  Cancer starting from the Renaissance period. It highlights the major breakthroughs and people in oncology. The article elaborated on major theories that led to current theories on cancer development. Not only does it go through history, but it goes through treatments that have developed over the years.