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Cancer Resources for the Recently Diagnosed: Home

Resources available to the people of Oahu through the Hawaii State Library and the Internet

How to Use this Guide

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About Cancer: Print and electronic resources about cancer and its effects

Treatment: Resources about cancer treatment, alternative therapies, post-treatment, and pain management

Nutrition & Diet: Resources in print and electronic formats about cancer nutrition, & recipes.

Databases & Articles: Database links and articles

Organizations: Online resources for local and national cancer organizations

Finding Resources: Information to help you evaluate and find more resources

Multimedia: Videos, widgets, and visuals

Social Media: Cancer organization social media through Twitter, Facebook, & blogs

Resources for Caregivers: Books for caregivers

Support Groups on O'ahu: Support groups for patients & families on O'ahu

Pamphlets: Downloadable cancer pamphlets

Hospice/Assisted Living: Contains information about assisted living and direct links to some facilities

Search Strategies: Strategies that helped create this guide

Credits: Citations & credit for sources used to create this LibGuide

Hawaii State Library Hours and Information

The Hawaii State Library

478 S. King St.
Honolulu 96813

Phone: (808) 586-3500

Click here to visit the website

Mondays and Wednesdays:
10 - 5 
Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays:
Thursdays: 9-8
Sundays: Closed


This guide was created specifically for people living on Oahu, interested in learning about cancer due to a recent diagnosis. It brings together local and national resources about cancer that are available online, and through the Hawaii State Library.

Books, eBooks, articles, and databases cited in this guide, are available through The Hawaii State Library and will require an HSPLS library card to be checked out. For more details on how to get a library card, please click here.

Items found in the Support Groups on Oahu, Organizations, PamphletsFinding Resources, Multimedia, and Social Media sections of this guide, are available to anyone with Internet access. 

If you have any suggestions for improvement, or want to report any errors within this guide, please contact me by clicking on the email link below my picture on the right.

If you have medical questions, please contact your physician or health care provider.

This guide is not comprehensive.

About this Guide

This guide was created as a class project for LIS 601, during the Fall 2015 semester at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. It is in no way affiliated with The Hawaii State Public Library System, The Hawaii State Library, or any of the Cancer organizations found within.

-This statement was added on: 10/31/2015

Guide Creator

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Allyson Ota
Graduate student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa
Department Website:UHM LIS Department

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