Cancer Resource Links


Cancer Resource Links | Patients & Family Members


This page contains valuable cancer resource links for cancer patients, cancer survivors and families of those suffering from cancer

GENERAL CANCER INFORMATIONAL LINKS

http://yana-cancercomfort.org | YANA – Cancer Comfort is a cancer care non-profit that provides items of comfort and inspiration to cancer patients during treatment.

http://www.cancercare.org | CancerCare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. CancerCare programs—including counseling and support groups, education through Connect Education Workshops and publications, financial assistance and practical help—are provided by professional oncology social workers and are completely free of charge. 1-800-813-4673

http://www.bmtinfonet.org | Provides transplant patients and their loved ones emotional support, resources, and information about bone marrow transplants.

http://www.Cancer.org | The American Cancer Society provides cancer information, offers online support communities, rides to treatments and offers wigs and hair loss products for women.

http://www.imermanangels.org | Matches a person touched by cancer with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer (a Mentor Angel).

http://www.stupidcancer.org | Offers an online support community for young adults with cancer.

http://www.lls.org |The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)provides many resources to people battling blood cancers. Can speak to a specialist regarding disease information and clinical trials, offer discussion boards, blogs, financial assistance, support group information and peer-to-peer support. LLS is also dedicated to funding research, finding cures and ensuring access to treatment for blood cancer patients.

 http://www.teenslivingwithcancer.org | Offers information and resources about cancer, treatment and support network by teens for teens.

http://www.epicexperience.org | The Epic Experience offer free week-long outdoor experiences to individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer. They also offer separate camps for caregivers. Throughout the experience, participants are encouraged to recognize the reality that cancer is a part of their story, but it no longer defines them.

http://thesamfund.org | The Samfund offers assistance to young adult cancer survivors in the way of helping them regain their financial footing post treatment ages 17-39. They also offer caregiver support, legal and survivorship support.

http://ccalliance.org | The Colon Cancer Alliance offers patient education, financial support, and programs for people battling colon cancer. (877) 422-2030

http://www.helpguide.org is a non-profit organization that offers information to help people going through an emotionally difficult time to strengthen their emotional health. Grief resource.

FAMILY SUPPORT NETWORK LINKS

http://www.kidskonnected.org | Provides friendship, understanding, education and support for kids and teens that have a parent with cancer or have lost a parent with cancer.

http://www.supersibs.org | Super Sibs! Offers emotional support to siblings of children with cancer. They focus on the well-being of siblings who are feeling isolated and afraid. Send an age-appropriate package to young and teen siblings.

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