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The Resource Room

In the Resource Room, a library professional is available to help you fulfill your information needs.  We can provide you with materials on topics such as cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, symptom management, end-of-life care, nutrition, clinical trials, support, caregiving, alternative and complementary therapies, emotional health and wellbeing, and family care issues. You can also find out more about the cancer services offered at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.  As well as one-to-one assistance, internet access is available for health research. 

Find out what we've added most recently to the library.

The Resource Room offers:

  • Computers with access to online resources and credible health websites.
  • Consumer health books, magazines, brochures and newsletters.
  • Interactive computer programs and CD-ROMs on specific types of cancers.
  • Health education DVDs.
  • Medical reference books.
  • Spanish language material.
  • Children's books.
  • Portable DVD players and recreational DVDs.
  • Playaway devices and CDs for relaxation.
  • iPads for games, movies, music and internet.


Latest Additions to the Library


The American Cancer Society new healthy eating cookbook (2016) by Jeanne Besser.

Kids' cancer pages (2018) by Children's Cancer Association.  An updated resource guide for families and caregivers of children and teens with cancer.

Love legacy (2021) by Tara Ferriloa and Justin Berardi.  A guidebook for families anticipating the death of a parent.

Medicare & you : 2021

Medicare & you: 2022

Medicare y usted : 2021

100 questions & answers about coronaviruses (2021) by Delthia Ricks.

100 questions & answers about metastatic breast cancer (2021) by Lillie Shockney.  Updated edition.

100 questions & answers about ovarian cancer (2021) by Don Dixon et al.  Updated edition.

100 questions & answers about triple negative breast cancer (2021) by Connie Henke Yarbro and Cynthia Cantril.  Updated edition.

Preparing for a better end (2020) by Dan and Shelley Morhaim. 

Quick & healthy (2020) by American Cancer Society.  Provides 50 simple and delicious recipes.

The relaxation & stress reduction workbook (2019) by Martha Davis et al.  Updated edition.

Things I wish I'd known (2016) by Deborah Corwall.  Updated edition.

Vegetarian family cookbook (2020) by Kristen Wood.

Your cancer road map (2021) by Kim Thiboldeaux.


September 2021