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 the Rutgers Cancer Institute. 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. When available, click on the title's link to learn more about each book.

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


Beyond breast cancer : a Mayo Clinic guide to healing and wellness (2023) by Tufia C. Haddad and Kathrym J. Ruddy. A practical guide to life after diagnosis and initial treatment for breast cancer. 

The blue zones kitchen : 100 recipes to live to 100 (2019) by Dan Buettner. This cookbook contains 100 longevity recipes inspired by the Blue Zones locations around the world, where people live the longest.

Lil' Amina and the adventure of grief (2023) by Christie Mann and Rachel Baldi. Story of a young girl coping with grief after her mom dies.

Living with hereditary cancer risk : what you and your family need to know (2022) by Kathy Steligo et al. Combining the latest scientific research with national guidelines, expert advice, and compelling patient stories, the book offers guidance needed to face the unique physical and emotional challenges of living in a high-risk body.

Lung cancer : your questions, expert answers (2022) by Joan H. Schiller, MD and Ivy B.Elkins, MBA. Provides authoritative and practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and their loved ones. 

Men's complete health guide : expert answers to the questions you don't always ask (2003) by Neil Baum, MD et al. This valuable resource enables every man to become his own health advocate, more likely to discuss body concerns with family or friends, and more open to seeking a doctor’s advice for remedy.  

Mocktail party : 75 plant-based, non-alcoholic mocktail recipes for every occasion (2021) by Kerry Benson and Diana Licalzi. Developed by two registered dietitians, the non-alcoholic drink recipes in Mocktail Party feature nutritious, all-natural ingredients with minimal sugar that you can easily find at any grocery store.

Stop over thinking (2021) by Nick Trenton. Learn detailed and proven techniques to help you rewire your brain, control your thoughts, and change your mental habits.



April 2024