If you are a transplant survivor or caregiver and would like to volunteer to help others through the Caring Connections Program, click here. Skip to main content. Talk to a Survivor or Family Caregiver Talk to a transplant survivor or a family caregiver about what to expect before, during and after transplant. Share this page Share This Page. Welcome to the Caring Connections Program If you or a loved one is going to have a transplant, chances are you're feeling scared and overwhelmed. Talk with someone who: has been through a transplant understands how you feel can provide non-medical information and emotional support can offer tips for coping with household and job responsibilities, the needs of other family members, and more.
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Some resources are available in Spanish. National Lymphedema Network.
March, A new perspective on your health For many people, survivorship serves as a strong motivator to make lifestyle changes. Lots of guidance and resources for creating the cancer survivorship care plan that's best for you. Some of our support group members and volunteers have recommended the following sites. Please login or register first to view this content.
The National Lymphedema Network NLN provides education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals, and the general public by providing information on the prevention and management of primary and secondary lymphedema. The NLN provides referrals to lymphedema treatment centers, health care professionals, training programs, and support groups. Lymphedema garments are also available for patients who meet eligibility criteria.
Limited information is available in Spanish. Information is available on the website or via the toll-free number.
If you call the toll-free number, you may need to leave a voicemail message. Find Treatment. National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. The National Ovarian Cancer Coalition NOCC is committed to raising awareness of ovarian cancer in communities across the country and providing education and support for women with ovarian cancer and their families. NOCC has a toll-free number for information, referral, support, and education about ovarian cancer.
NOCC also offers support groups, a national newsletter, and educational materials on issues such as symptoms, risk factors, and treatment.
Committed volunteers continue to build a network of NOCC Chapters throughout the country to advance the ovarian cancer awareness movement in local communities. The Oral Cancer Foundation. The Oral Cancer Foundation OCF is a nonprofit organization that provides information, patient support, research, and advocacy on oral cancer. A comprehensive list of resources is available to help patients find additional information, including: support organizations, financial assistance, governmental agencies, private cancer foundations, and cancer treatment and research centers.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network. The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network PanCAN is a nationwide network of people dedicated to working together to advance research, support patients and create hope for those affected by pancreatic cancer. Sarcoma Alliance. The Sarcoma Alliance strives to extend and improve the lives of sarcoma patients through accurate diagnosis, improved access to care, education, and support. Support is available through their Peer-to-Peer Network which matches individuals affected by sarcoma with members who have had a similar experience.
The Alliance also maintains a list of medical centers and hospitals specializing in sarcoma. They offer a peer support network that connects women newly diagnosed or at high risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer with others who share similar diagnoses and experiences. They also provide support and education programs addressing advanced breast cancer, genetics, parenting, cosmetic side effects of treatment as well as programs for caregivers and those facing ovarian cancer.
Genetic counselors are available to discuss family history, concerns about cancer risk and the implications of genetic counseling.
SPOHNC also offers a National Survivor Volunteer Network, which pairs survivors or family members with volunteers who have had a similar diagnosis and treatment program. Thyroid Cancer Survivors' Association, Inc. ThyCa is a national nonprofit organization of thyroid cancer survivors, families, and health care professionals dedicated to educate, communicate, and support early detection for thyroid cancer. ThyCa also offers a free packet of educational materials for newly diagnosed patients.
In addition, ThyCa is active in raising funds and providing grants for thyroid cancer research. The organization has volunteers who are fluent in Spanish, and sections of the Web site are available in Spanish.
Ulman Foundation. Ulman Foundation creates a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, impacted by cancer.
They help to facilitate communication, fertility preservation, emotional and practical support. Us TOO provides free publications, a toll-free patient support line, peer-to-peer support, more than local support groups, online discussion communities, and resource kits for newly diagnosed patients. A limited selection of Spanish-language publications is available.
Young Survival Coalition. YSC works with survivors, caregivers, and the medical, research, advocacy, and legislative communities to improve the quality of life for breast cancer patients age 40 and younger.
Breast Cancer Caregivers And Survivors Guide To Recovery Book The Breast Cancer Caregiver & Survivors Guide to Recovery was inspired by the stories of. Breast Cancer book. Read reviews from world's largest community for readers. You have breast cancer. You're afraid. You have many.
Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement by the National Cancer Institute. Item specifics Condition: Brand New: A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. See all condition definitions - opens in a new window or tab Read more about the condition. From RiverStone Journals A Survivor s Guide for the Breast Cancer Journey: An Organizer and Handbook for the Newly Diagnosed is a unique organizer and guide that helps women newly diagnosed with cancer understand, organize, plan, and record their journey from cancer diagnosis to recovery.
The guide is intended to help women be well-organized and well-informed so that, even in the midst of breast cancer treatment, they can have time and energy to focus on what matters most: the people they love and becoming well. Back to home page Return to top. Back to home page.
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