We know that the best teachers on living with cancer are often those who have had cancer. That's why learning about the many forms of cancer and connecting with resources can help individuals and their families develop effective strategies for living a full life. Please see the list below to some of the websites that we have found to be helpful. While we know the list is certainly not exhaustive, we have found it's a great place to start. 


  Questions and answers about acupuncture - National Cancer Institute
   Acupuncture in cancer treatment - American Academy of Medical   
    What is acupuncture? Breastcancer.org 
   Guidance for prospective acupuncture treatment on cancer-related fatigue -
      Annals of Palliative Medicine

Blood, Cord Blood and Bone Marrow Donations

      Be the Match - National Marrow Donor Program   
      Blood and Marrow Transplant Network
      Bone Marrow Foundation - financial assistance and support services
      Cord Blood Center - information on cord blood banking

Cancer Caregiver Info Carcinogens and Other Cancer Risks

    Dangers of Fracking and The FRAC Act
     Known Carcinogens - American Cancer Society
     Report on Carcinogens - National Institutes of Health
     Recognized Carcinogens - Good Guide Scorecard
     Environmental Working Group Consumer Guides
     Cancer and the Environment - National Cancer Institute
     Cancer and the Environment: What You Need to Know - Agency 
          for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
     Living Downstream- by Sandra Steingraber
     Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk - President's Cancer Panel
     Why Cancer Treatment is Fatally Flawed- Margaret Cuomo, MD

Career and Job Issues

  Cancer and Careers now has a series of how-to video programs online.

Clinical Trials Complementary and Alternative Therapies Fatigue Government and Related Agencies Grief Herbal Info Hospice Care Keeping Family and Friends Informed Kids and Cancer

    American Childhood Cancer Organization
     Brave Kids
     Camp Kesem
     Childhood Cancer Guides
     COPECancer (Children of Patients Enduring Cancer) 
     Cure Search
     Kids Cancer Network
     Kids Can - Holt Foundation
     Kids Konnected
     Planet Cancer
     Starlight Children's Foundation
     Striving for More
     Super Sibs

Legal, financial and insurance Information Lymphedema Media Resources

     Caring 4 Cancer magazine
     Cancer Today magazine
     Coping with Cancer magazine
     Cure magazine
     That Cancer Show™ - A service of Cornucopia
     Today's Caregiver magazine


    Ask the Nutritionist: Recipes for Fighting Cancer - Dana-Farber 
              Cancer Institute app 
     Cancer Dietitian blog by Julie Lanford of Cancer Services Inc.
     Food For Life - The Cancer Project
     Foods the Fight Cancer - AICR
     Soy Foods
     Soy Connection 
     USDA National Agricultural Library

     Recipes from the Food Fairy & Cancer Dietitian Julie Lanford here.
     Environmental Working Group's Shopping Guide

Online communities Oral Care

     Oral care for cancer patients - American Dental Association
     Addressing mouth care in cancer care - Online Cancer Education 
     How chemotherapy affects the mouth - MacMillan Cancer Support
     Mouth care for chemotherapy patients - MD Anderson

Pain Management Palliative Care Peripheral Neuropathy Personal Care Post-treatment issues

   Fear of cancer recurrence - Dana Farber Cancer Institute
   Fear of recurrence could linger years after diagnosis - Living
           Beyond Breast Cancer
   Survivorship issues: Managing fear of cancer recurrence - MD
          Anderson Cancer Center
    Your emotions after treatment - Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Psychosocial Care

     Integrating psychosocial care into comprehensive cancer care - Cancer  
         Support Community fact sheet


     New Life After Cancer
     First Descents programs for young adults

Survivorship Treatment