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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 the 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


Love is the strongest medicine (2021) by Steven Eisenbeg.  This book tells a compelling story of a doctor's experience on the front lines of cancer care.  It offers a road map for bringing humanity back into traditional medical practice and gives patients, families, and caregivers a blueprint for living each day with hope.

Mayo Clinic guide to self-care (2017) by Cindy A. Kermott and Martha P. Millman.  This is a practical, comprehensive and easy-to-understand reference guide for understanding more than 300 common medical conditions.   

100 questions & answers about kidney cancer (2023) by Steven C. Campbell  Updated edition.

Thyroid cancer & thyroid nodules in 30 minutes (2020) by Per-Olof Hasselgren. Learn basic concepts related to thyroid cancer and thyroid nodules with this book.


January 2022