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Library

The Dr. Theresa S. Falcon-Cullinan Resource Library is located inside Hult Center for Healthy Living.  Our resource library is designed for researching all types of cancer and related issues.  Resources include books, magazines, CDs, videotapes and a computer with connection to the internet.  It provides access to national cancer sources and the latest research information for diagnostics and treatment, encompassing health, alternative therapies, traditional medicine, experimental studies and new treatments.  The library is named in honor of Dr. Theresa S. Falcon-Cullinan.  The library hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 – 4:30 p.m. or by appointment.  Please call 309-692-6650.

 

Cancer Links

Below are links the staff at the Hult Center for Healthy Living suggests may be helpful.  There are a variety of links from local to national organizations. If you have any suggestions for additional websites, please let us know.

 

Local Resources

American Cancer Society
For 100 years, the American Cancer Society has been dedicated to helping persons who face cancer.
Illinois CancerCare
Illinois CancerCare’s mission is to provide comprehensive, compassionate care that enhances the lives of patients and their families.

 

Illinois CancerCare
Make a Wish Foundation of Illinois
Grants the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses in order to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Illinois division.
UnityPoint Health-Methodist I Proctor
The goal of UnityPoint Health-Methodist I Proctor is to put you at the point of unity.  Provides medical services and specializations, features self-help information, a physician directory and health links.
Susan G. Komen Memorial

This foundation is dedicated to the education and research about the causes, treatment, and search for a cure for breast cancer.
University of Illinois at Chicago – Library of the Health Sciences, Peoria
The online library of the University of Illinois at Chicago. Provides reference and research assistance, workshops, and tutorials. Specializes in health sciences.

 

General Resources

Abbott Nutrition Resource
Provides healthcare professionals with information on how to partner with other professionals in order to help patients take important steps toward healthy living.
American Institute for Cancer Research
Research institution focusing diet and prevention. Provides people practical tools to help them prevent and survive cancer.
Association of Cancer Online Resources
An online community and lifeline of individuals dealing with cancer. Designed to provide timely and accurate information in a supportive environment.
Cancer Care, Inc.
Provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. Support groups and resources available for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.
Cancer Wellness Center
Provides a community for cancer patients, support and counseling services, tips and resources for healthy living and feeling better.
Chemotherapy.com
Source of information for patients undergoing chemotherapy. Includes information for every step of the journey and managing side effects.
GriefNet
Internet community providing support for those dealing with grief, death, and major loss on a personal or professional level.
I’m Too Young for This
A nonprofit organization aimed at empowering young adults affected by cancer through innovative and award-winning programs and services.
KidsAid.com
A safe place for kids to help each other deal with grief and loss. Children and teens are able to join an email support group, share and view artwork and stories, and ask questions and find answers.
Lance Armstrong Foundation
Unites, inspires and empowers people affected by cancer through free support services.
Mayo Clinic
Current medical information and news on health topics provided by clinical experts.
Medicine Net
Doctor-produce health and medical information written for the public to make informed decisions about health concerns.
Mesothelioma

Provides vital services and free resources to patients and families affected by mesothelioma and other asbestos-related cancers.

Mesothelioma Guide

Our mission is to guide mesothelioma patients and their loved ones toward answers, information, and healthcare solutions.

Mesothelioma Group
rovides the latest up-to-date free information and support, focused on helping people learn the dangers of Asbestos and Mesothelioma.
National Cancer Institute
Part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, this agency conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to the cause, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of cancer, rehabilitation form cancer, and the continuing care of cancer patients and the families of cancer patients.
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
US government’s lead agency for scientific research on the diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
Advocates for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer and provides tools that empower people to advocate for themselves.
National Institutes of Health
Part of the US Department of Health and Human Services, this is the nation’s premier medical research agency- supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Organization aiming to raise awareness and promote education about ovarian cancer, the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition is committed to improving the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer.
Nestle Nutrition
Easy to use, comprehensive resource for the most advance clinical nutrition products and services.
Support for People with Oral and Head and Neck Cancer
A self-help nonprofit organization dedicated to raising awareness and meeting the needs of oral and head and neck cancer patients through the creation of various programs and support.
University of Pennsylvania Cancer Center Onco Link
Cancer resources for patients and healthcare professionals: cancer types, cancer treatment, risk and prevention.
Us Too
Prostate cancer education and support.
Web M.D.
The leading source for trustworthy and timely health and medical news, and information. Providing valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information. Timely and credible content.

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