This group supports caregivers of those living with Stage 3 or Stage 4 cancer of any type, as well as those recently bereaved. If you are a caregiver of a Stage 1 or 2 patient, please drop us a line at email@example.com for referrals to other sources of support.
American Cancer Society
Offers section through website entitled, “Preparing for Treatment.” Here you will find different types of treatment information and their risks and benefits, possible treatment side effects, and tips for managing them.
1-800-813-HOPE – offers many publications addressing practical, emotional and medical concerns. You can find this information through their Reading Room. Additionally, they offer Telephone Education Workshops which are free educational programs to help you and your loved ones understand your diagnosis, treatment options, quality-of-life concerns, and other important topics.
Caregiver Companion Program
The Caregiver’s Companion Program is a free program for caregivers of blood & marrow transplant patients that combines a useful toolkit with the personalized, confidential support of a caregiver coach who understands transplant and the caregiver role. When you enroll in the program, you will receive a toolkit and be paired with a trained Be The Match® coach who will work with your schedule to find a time (about once a week) that’s best for you to talk by telephone.
Caring for the Caregiver
Cancer caregiver support group that provides education and support. For more information, including the Meeting ID and Password for Zoom, please contact Joni Sturgill, LPC, ERYT at firstname.lastname@example.org or Christie Santure, RN at email@example.com.
Lotsa Helping Hands
Offers free online caring communities that provide tools to organize daily life during times of medical crisis or caregiver exhaustion.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Is dedicated to providing support to family caregivers and the professionals who help them and to increasing public awareness of issues facing family caregivers.
National Cancer Institute (NCI) 1-800-4CANCER
Website provides comprehensive information on cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, statistics, research, clinical trials, and news.
National Family Caregivers Association
Educates, supports, empowers and speaks up for the more than 50 million Americans who care for loved ones with a chronic illness or disability or the frailties of old age.
Content goes here[/learn_more] Stupid Cancer offers a lifeline to the adolescent and young adult cancer community by connecting them to age-appropriate resources and peers who get it. Our mission is to empower adolescents and young adults affected by cancer by ending isolation and building community.
Those Left Behind
This online support group offers understanding, encouragement, and self-care for caregivers who have lost their loved ones to cancer. This group know you’re struggling with more than grief and loss of direction. They are present to listen and help. This group meets the FIRST Wednesday of each month at 12pm EST via zoom. For more information, including the Meeting ID and Password for Zoom, please contact Joni Sturgill, LPC, ERYT at firstname.lastname@example.org.