Whether you've recently received a cancer diagnosis or want to learn what you can do for a family member or friend, we hope you will find our site helpful.
Read about our Caring Hands Touch program and the variety of complementary and alternative services our volunteer providers offer free of charge to women with cancer. Or participate in one of our many forums.
Ask questions, find answers or just connect with others. We encourage you to support one another through this online experience.
American Self Help Clearinghouse
Publishes national directory of support groups.
Personalized websites that connect loved ones during critical illness, treatment, and recovery
Carefully matches and individually pairs a person touched by cancer with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer. Cancer caregivers also receive 1-on-1 connections with other caregivers and survivors.
Know Cancer is dedicated to connecting, educating and empowering all people affected by the many forms of cancer. Through the power of knowledge and collective wisdom they help people to prevent, endure and survive cancer. KnowCancer.com, an online community that provides social and professional support to patients and their loved ones.
A personal website for cancer patients, survivors and caregivers.
National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)
Grassroots network working on behalf of persons with any type of cancer. Advocates for quality cancer care by leading and strengthening the survivorship movement, empowering cancer survivors, and advocating for policy issues affecting survivors quality of life.
Support and advocacy organization for young adults with cancer
Women's Cancer Resource Center - Oakland, California
A site dedicated to the belief that women are entitled to information, services, support and understanding.
Association of Cancer Online Resources
The heart of ACOR is a large collection of cancer-related Internet mailing lists, which delivers over one million e-mail messages per week to subscribers across the globe. In addition to supporting the mailing lists, ACOR develops and hosts state-of-the-art Internet-based knowledge systems that allow the public to find and use credible information relevant to their illness.
A national 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting more opportunities for wellness and healing through the practice of yoga. Yoga Bear's Share A Mat program is intended as a way for cancer survivors to begin a yoga practice in their community. Free passes to yoga studios range from 10 weeks to six months and are meant to introduce participants to the practice of yoga. They work with over 200 studios nationwide.
I'm Too Young for This Cancer Foundation - iy
iy exists to ensure that every young adult affected by cancer is given access to the best age-appropriate support they are entitled to in order to get busy living at every stage of their survivorship.
Cleaning for a Reason
A national organization devoted to providing clean homes to women undergoing cancer treatment.
Mindful-Based Stress Reduction
Created by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn in 1979, this eight-week program teaches participants how to use their innate resources and abilities to respond more effectively to stress, pain, and illness.
Cancer Specific Support
DES Action USA
Support for women who took DES during pregnancy, and their children. Support groups, physician referrals, and education for the public and health workers. Quarterly newsletter is available.
Lung Cancer Alliance
Dedicated solely to patient support and advocacy for people living with lung cancer and those at risk for the disease
National Lymphedema Network
Provides education and guidance to lymphedema patients, health care professionals, and the general public
Ovarian cancer newsletter
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
To advance research and support patients
LymphomaInfo.net’s goal is to bring people together around lymphoma-related issues by providing concise, up-to-date information and a meeting place for lymphoma patients and those who care about them.
Minnesota Cancer Alliance
Extensive list of Minnesota resources
Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA)
Resources for support, education, research and networking
The only free service in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area that prepares and delivers meals to people living with HIV/AIDS, MS, ALS, breast and ovarian cancer.
Pathways: A Health Crisis Resource Center
Pathways provides programs that are designed to support a creative healing response to life threatening illness.
Offers a variety of workshops, creative art processes and other integrative healing experiences that support the body's innate ability to heal.
Minnesota Threshold Network A meeting place for all who are interested in topics of death and dying.
Seeds of Mindfulness
Courses in Mindful-Based Stress Reduction in Minneapolis.
YWCA's Cancer Recovery Exercise for Women (CREW)
This class specifically addresses the needs and concerns of women who have survived cancer and cancer therapy.
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