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More Online Resources for Caregivers

Resource/Website   Description
     
American Cancer Society (ACS)   Information and literature for family caregivers. Caregivers learn about what to expect if they become a caregiver for a person with cancer; suggestions and tips for taking care of self.
     
Cancer Hope Network    Free and confidential one-on-one support to cancer patients and their caregivers matching cancer patients or family caregivers with trained volunteers who have themselves undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience.
     
Cancer Legal Resource Center   Free information and resources on cancer-related legal issues to cancer caregivers, survivors, health care professionals, employers, and others coping with cancer.
     
Cancer Support Community   Emotional and social support, a network of community-based centers and online services run by trained and licensed professionals; education and support resources (Frankly Speaking series). 
     
Cancer Care   Caregiver support services include free support, information, financial assistance, and practical help to people with cancer and their caregivers; services are available in person, over the phone, and through the agency's website. 
     
Help for Cancer Caregivers   Online interactive, personalized web tool that helps cancer caregivers manage their own health and wellness needs. 
     
Joe's House   Nationwide housing guide for patients and families traveling for treatment; directories of places to stay near cancer treatment centers. 
     
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society   Information and support for caregivers of people with cancer; offers education, support groups/programs; resources.  
     
My Cancer Circle   Free, private support community for caregivers of people facing cancer, online tool to help organize the community of people who want to help, and resources provided directly from CancerCare that can help FCGs in their role as caregivers. 
     
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)   Provides resources, article, and videos to give advice on how to help a loved one with cancer and how to take care of self. 
     
National Cancer Institute (NCI)   Information to help caregivers cope while caring for a loved one with cancer, as well as help someone with cancer cope with the illness.
     
NCI Sub-link: Family Caregivers in Cancer (PDQ®)     Cancer information summaries reviewed regularly and updated as new information comes available.
     
The R.A. Bloch Cancer Foundation   Online resource, all services of the Foundation are free, (no contributions of cash are ever solicited) matches newly diagnosed cancer patients with trained, home-based volunteers who have been treated for the same type of cancer. They also distribute informational materials, including a multidisciplinary list of institutions that offer second opinions. Information is available in Spanish. 
     
Young Cancer Spouses   Brings together young spouses of adults with cancer to share information, support, and experiences; provides information on taking care of self, medical care, relationships, financial issues, transitions and has an online forum to connect with others.