What should a person who has just been told that he or she has cancer do? This chapter has been written so that the patient does not have to start at ground zero, hunting for information and sources.

In fact, the time for a person to start reading up about cancer treatments and alternatives, specialized sources for help, and open-minded doctors is now, today, preferably before the disease strikes. It takes some sifting to settle on a strategy for dealing with cancer. The following pages are intended to provide this information in a compact, readily available fashion.