Available eBooks and Audiobooks

Our eBooks and audiobooks are available to patients, family of patients, and staff at Rutgers Cancer Institute. To download content from our online library, you will need to obtain a username and password from the Resource and Learning Center. 
Please contact the library by:

• Phone:  732-235-9639
• Email:  cinj-rlc@cinj.rutgers.edu

Below, you will see just a small sample of available eBooks. For books about specific information, click on a topic from the list below. Simply click on the title to learn what the book is about.


The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee (2010). 

Everybody's Got Something: A Memoir by Robin Roberts (2014). 

Faith, Hope & Healing : Inspiring Lessons Learned From People Living with Cancer by Bernie Siegel (2013). 

Lopsided: How Having Breast Cancer Can Be Really Distracting: A Memoir by Meredith Norton (2008). 

Quit: Read This Book and Stop Smoking by Charles F. Wetherall (2014). 

Survival Lessons by Alice Hoffman (2013). 

The Time of My Life by Patrick Swayze (2011). 

You Can Conquer Cancer: A New Way of Living by Ian Gawler (2015). 



Cancer Information

American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Complementary & Alternative Cancer Therapies by American Cancer Society (2009).

Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer: What You Need to Know - Now by American Cancer Society (2012).

Cancer Clinical Trials: A Commonsense Guide to Experimental Cancer Therapies and Clinical Trials by Tomasz M. Beer and Larry W. Axmaker (2012).

Cancer in Our Family: Helping Children Cope with a Parent's Illness by Sue P. Heiney and Joan F. Hermann (2013).

Cancer Survivorship Sourcebook by Omnigraphics (2020).

Fighting Cancer with Knowledge and Hope: A Guide for Patients, Families, and Health Care Providers by Richard C. Frank (2013).

Husband's Guide to Breast Cancer: A Complete & Concise Plan for Every Stage by Todd Outcalt (2013).

Let's Talk Lymphoedema: The Essential Guide to Everything You Need to Know by Peter Mortimer and Gemma Levine (2017).

Lung Cancer: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment by Walter Scott (2012).

Lung Cancer: What You Need to Know - Now by American Cancer Society (2013).

Melanoma Skin Cancer: What You Need to Know - Now by American Cancer Society (2012).

Older Survivors of Cancer by Alice B. Kornblith (2020).

Promoting Wellness for Prostate Cancer Patients: A Guide to Men and Their Families by Mark A. Moyad (2012).

Prostate Cancer: From Diagnosis to Treatment by Arthur Centeno (2019).

Reclaiming Sex & Intimacy After Prostate Cancer: A Guide for Men and Their Partners by Jeffrey Albaugh (2012).

Reclaiming Your Life After Diagnosis: The Cancer Support Community Handbook by Kim Thiboldeaux, Mehmet Öz and Mitch Golant (2012).

Straight Talk About Breast Cancer by Margaret Block et.al. (2019).

Survivorship: Living Well During and After Cancer by Barrie Cassileth (2014).

Winning the Battle Against Prostate Cancer: Get the Treatment that is Right for You by Gerald W. Chodak (2013).


Caregiver Information

Building Better Caregivers: A Caregiver's Guide to Reducing Stress and Staying Healthy by Kate Lorig et al. (2018).

Cancer Caregiving A to Z: An At-Home Guide for Patients and Families by American Cancer Society (2008).


General Health Information

A Practical Guide to Chronic Pain Management by David Walton (2019).

ADHD: What Every Parent Needs to Know by American Academy of Pediatrics (2019).

Coronary Heart Disease: From Diagnosis to Treatment by Barry Cohen (2019).

Genetic Disorders Sourcebook by Omnigraphics (2019).

Prediabetes: A Complete Guide by Jill Weisenberger (2018).

Quit Smoking for Life: A Simple, Proven 5-Step Plan by Suzanne Schlosberg (2013).

You Can Achieve Normal Blood Sugar by Dennis Pollock (2019).

The Vagina Bible by Jennifer Gunter (2019).



American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Survivors by American Cancer Society (2010).

The American Diabetes Association Vegetarian Cookbook by Steven Petusevsky (2013).

Better Homes & Gardens 365 Vegetarian Meals by Better Homes & Gardens (2012).

The Everything Cancer-Fighting Cookbook by Carolyn F. Katzin (2011).

The Everything Juicing Book: All You Need to Create Delicious Juices for Optimum Health! by Carole Jacobs (2010).

The Get Healthy, Go Vegan Cookbook by Neal Barnard (2010).

Gluten-Free, Hassle Free: A Simple, Sane, Dietician-Approved Program for Eating Your Way Back to Health by Marlisa Brown (2013).

The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth by Jonny Bowden (2017).

Simply Smoothies: Fresh & Fast Diabetes-Friendly Snacks & Complete Meals by Linda Gassenheimer (2014).

The Smart Shopper Diabetes Cookbook by Robyn Webb (2013).

What to Eat During Cancer Treatment by American Cancer Society, Jeanne Besser and Barbara Grant (2018).

The Whole-Food Guide for Breast Cancer Survivors: A Nutritional Approach to Preventing Recurrence by Edward Bauman, Donald I. Abrams and Helayne Waldman (2012).


Hope, Healing and Wellness

50 Days of Hope: Daily Inspiration for Your Journey Through Cancer by Lynn Eib (2012).

Breast Cancer: 50 Essential Things You Can Do by Greg Anderson (2011).

Exercises for Cancer Wellness by William Smith (2015).

Love is the Strongest Medicine by Stephen Eisenberg (2021).

Mindfulness and Sleep by Anna Black (2018).

Mindfulness for Insomnia by Catherine Polan Orzeh, William H. Moorcroft and Jason C. Ong (2019).

Picture Your Life after Cancer by American Cancer Society (2012).

The Self-Healing Revolution by Noelle Renee Kovary (2019).

Stress Free in Three Minutes by Violeta Zuggo and Jutka Zuggo (2013).

The Survivor's Mindset: Kick-Start Your Health with the Power of Your Mind and Body by Bernadette Bohan (2012).

Yoga and Breast Cancer: A Journey to Health and Healing by Ingrid Kollack and Isabell Utz-Billing (2011).



Bright Lights and Fairy Dust: Matters of Life and Death by Chris Page (2011).

Cancer on Five Dollars a Day (Chemo Not Included): How Humor Got Me Through the Toughest Journey of My Life by Robert Schimmel (2008).

Eat Ice Cream for Supper: A Story of My Life with Cancer, A Guide for Your Journey by Kathy Manning Gronau (2014).

Healing with Words: A Writer's Cancer Journey by Diana Raab (2010).

Love for Now by Anthony Wilson (2012).

What Don't Kill Me Just Makes Me Strong: A Memoir by Stewart Francke (2013).


Young Adult

And Still They Bloom: A Family's Journey of Loss and Healing by Amy Rovere and Joel Spector (2012).

Cancer: We Beat You by Andrew Hubbert (2014).

Daydreams & Diaries by Taylor Black and Tim Black (2011).



Mom and the Polka-dot Boo-boo: A Gentle Story Explaining Breast Cancer to a Young Child by Eileen Sutherland and Maggie Sutherland (2007).

Nana, What's Cancer? by Beverlye Hyman Fead, Shennen Bersani and Tessa Mae Hamermesh (2010).

Our Mom Has Cancer by Abigail Ackermann and Adrienne Ackermann (2012).

Our Dad Is Getting Better by Alex Silver, Anna Rose Silver and Emily Silver (2007).

Our Mom Is Getting Better by Alex Silver, Anna Rose Silver and Emily Silver (2007).


March 2024