10th Annual Cancer Survivorship Series Presented by CancerCare.org
“Living With, through and Beyond Cancer” is free series of four online workshops offering cancer survivors, their families and healthcare professionals practical information to help them cope with concerns and issues that arise after treatment ends.
Using Mind/Body Techniques to Cope with the Stress of Survivorship
Recapturing Joy and Finding Meaning
Changing Roles and Responsibilities for Caregivers
Managing Post-Treatment Neuropathy
American Brain Tumor Association
E-mail: email@example.com, Web site: www.abta.org, 800-886-2282
Offers tumor and treatment publications, educational programs, social service consultations by telephone, a mentorship program, support group lists, resource list of physicians, pen pal program and funds research.
American Institute for Cancer Research (AICRU)
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.aicr.org, 800-843-8114
Fosters research on diet, nutrition and cancer, and educates the public about the results. Provides educational materials and personalized answers to nutrition questions.
Colon Cancer Alliance
Web site: www.ccalliance.org, 877-422-2030
The oldest and largest national patient advocacy organization dedicated to ending suffering caused by colorectal cancer. CCA is made up of colon and rectal cancer survivors and caregivers. Services include a buddy program, educational materials, clinical trial information and news about colorectal cancer treatment and research.
International Myeloma Foundation
E-mail: Theimf@myeloma.org , Web site: www.myeloma.org, 800-452-CURE
Dedicated to improving the quality of life of myeloma patients while working toward prevention and a cure. Operates a Myeloma Hotline, disseminates information, hosts seminars and workshops for the patient community and medical professionals, and funds research.
Kids Cancer Network
Web site: www.kidscancernetwork.org, 623-551-9329
The web site contains a bi-monthly FUNLETTER magazine, resource center, Affection Connection Appreciation certificates for medical caregivers, prayer network and “your story” sharing area.
National Brain Tumor Society (formerly Brain Tumor Foundation)
E-mail: email@example.com, Web site: www.braintumor.org, 1-800-934-2878
West Coast office: San Francisco, CA. Offers contact with other brain tumor patients, information about treatment and conferences, a medical advice nurse, patient information, a listing of support groups, and a newsletter. Provides caregivers with information and workshops.
National Cancer Institute
Web site: www.cancer.gov, 1-800-422-6237
The Cancer Information Service (CIS) is the voice of the National Cancer Institute. The CIS provides cancer information, education, and materials to cancer patients, their friends and families, the general public and health professionals.
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
Web site: www.ovarian.org, 1-888-OVARIAN
Raises awareness to promote early detection and education about the disease. Sponsors education seminars to healthcare providers and educational forums for the public.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.pancan.org, 1-877-272-6226
Works to focus national attention on the need to find a cure for pancreatic cancer by providing advocacy, awareness, and education to patients and professionals. Offers survivor stories available to read.
Resource Center for Health and Healing at St. Joseph Medical Center
The center in Tacoma offers books and resource material on a wide variety of health and spiritual topics. For more information call 253-426-6805.
THYCA: Thyroid Cancer Survivors Association, Inc.
E-Mail: email@example.com, Web site: www.thyca.org, 1-877-588-7904
Provides free support services, education, downloadable low iodine cookbook and newsletter. Holds annual conference. Outreach and materials available to everyone whose life has been touched by thyroid cancer.
Us Too International, Inc.
E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site: www.ustoo.org, 1-800-808-7866
Provides publications, awareness, outreach, networking and advocates to improve prostate cancer screening and treatment.