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Coping with Cancer and its Treatment

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General Information | Caring for the Patient with Cancer | Coping with the Diagnosis | Coping with Cancer Recurrence | Coping with Advanced Cancer | Exercise | Financial and Legal Issues | For Family and Friends | Nutrition | Reproductive Health | Support and Advocacy

General Information

Coping With Cancer (Tools to Help You Live (CancerCare)
Chemotherapy and You: Support for People With Cancer (NCI)
     Español     La quimioterapia y usted: Apoyo para las personas con cáncer
Understanding and Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects (CancerCare)
Radiation Therapy and You: Support for People With Cancer (NCI)
     Español     La radioterapia y usted: Apoyo para las personas con cáncer
Taking Time (Support for People with Cancer (NCI)
     Español     Tómese su tiempo: Apoyo para las personas con cáncer
Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment (NCI)
Living with Cancer (MedlinePlus)
     Español     Viviendo con cáncer

Caring for the Patient with Cancer

Caregiving for Your Loved One With Cancer (CancerCare)

For Family and Friends

Coping With Cancer In EveryDay Life (ACS)
Listen With Your Heart (Talking With the Person Who Has Cancer (ACS)
Facing Forward (When Someone You Love Has Completed Cancer Treatment
Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer (CancerCare)
When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer (A Guide for Teens (NCI)
When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens (NCI)

Support and Advocacy

National Resources
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
Camps/Retreats for Families and Children Touched by Cancer (ASCO)
Make-a-Wish Foundation
San Francisco Bay Area Resources
Cancer Supportive Care Program (Stanford Cancer Center)
Living Strong, Living Well (Stanford School of Medicine & YMCA)

Financial and Legal Issues

Cancer Financial Assistance Coalition
Women's Health and Cancer Rights Act (ACS)

Coping with Cancer Recurrence

When Cancer Returns (NCI)
Helping Children When A Family Member Has Cancer ( Dealing With Recurrence or Progressive Illness (ACS)

Coping with Advanced Cancer

Coping With Advanced Cancer (NCI)
When Someone You Love Has Advanced Cancer (Support for Caregivers (NCI)


Exercises for the Person with Cancer (Oncolink)
Helpful Exercises After Breast Surgery (Oncolink)
Helpful Stretches After Gynecologic Cancer Treatment (Oncolink)


See Nutrition and Cancer

Reproductive Health

Fertility Concerns and Preservation for Women (Cancer.Net)
Fertility Concerns and Preservation for Men (Cancer.Net)

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