Library Corner: Resources for Thyroid, Prostate, Leukemia & Lymphoma Awareness Months

Written By Michelle Snow

Listed below are some of the many resources available from the Princess Margaret Patient & Family Library, located on the main floor atrium at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre.

How to Become a Library Member

The first time you borrow a resource, you will fill out a registration form and show valid identification with your name and address, such as a Driver’s License or UHN Hospital Card, to the librarian or library volunteer. Once registered, you may borrow library resources for 3 weeks from any of the UHN Patient & Family Libraries.

Resources about Thyroid Cancer

Available on loan from the library:

  • Thyroid Cancer: A guide for patients Douglas Van Nostrand, (ed.)
  • The Low Iodine Diet Cookbook: Easy and delicious recipes and tips for thyroid cancer patients Norene Gilletz.


UHN brochures:

Resources about Leukemia & Lymphoma

Available on loan from the library:

  • Johns Hopkins Medicine Patients' Guide to Leukemia Candis Morrison
  • What's Up with Richard?: Medikidz explain leukemia (youth resource) Blair Chilman
  • 100 Questions & Answers About Leukemia. 3rd ed. Edward Ball and Alex Kagan
  • 100 Questions & Answers About Lymphoma. 2nd ed. Peter Holman


UHN brochures:

Resources about Prostate Cancer

Available on loan from the library:

  • 100 questions and answers about prostate cancer Pamela Ellsworth
  • Dr. Patrick Walsh's guide to surviving prostate cancer. 3rd ed. Patrick Walsh
  • The Canadian guide to prostate cancer. 2nd ed. Leah Jamnicky
  • Prostate cancer and the man you love: Supporting and caring for your partner. 2nd ed. Anne Katz


UHN brochures:


Library Hours & Contact

Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm; Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Phone: 416 946 4501 ext. 5383
Email: patienteducation@uhn.on.ca
Website: Princess Margaret Patient & Family Library