Having overcome breast cancer I know that cancer patients generally have lots of questions. Whether you or someone you know has been directly affected by cancer, educating yourself about the disease can be an overwhelming process. We have compiled a list of resources and information to help you learn more about options and opportunities available to you, as well as blogs and books written by those who have been there before.
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Casting for Recovery
Commonweal Cancer Help Program
Kokolulu Farm and Cancer Retreat
Little Pink House of Hope
Mending in the Mountains
Second Wind Retreat
Smith Center For Healing and The Arts
Stowe Weekend of Hope
Strength For Life
Women Beyond Cancer
Resources For Kids
Ten tips to help teenagers cope with a parent’s cancer diagnosis.
American Cancer Society
An article that discusses how to help children when a family member has cancer.
A list of reasons why you should talk to your children about cancer.
Cancer Research UK
Tips on how to talk to your children about your cancer diagnosis.
Children’s Cancer Research Fund
A list of books written to help children deal with cancer.
A helpful resource for helping your children cope with your diagnosis, including useful lists of books and websites.
Heartfelt Words 4 Kids: Book Suggestions
DVDs that help explain cancer and chemotherapy to children.
Someone I Know Is Sick
A book designed to help explain cancer to a young child.
When a Parent Has Cancer: A Guide to Caring for Your Children by Wendy S. Harpham
A book written to help explain the cancer treatment process to a child.