Resources

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Breast Prosthesis and Bras
Where to find post-mastectomy supplies
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Children & Teens facing cancer in a loved one
General Cancer Information
How to Help Children When a Parent Has Cancer
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Clinical Trials
General Cancer Information
Where to look, what to ask, how to decide
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Coping with cancer treatment and side effects, Talking with others in your situation
General Cancer Information
What to do for nausea, fatigue, pain, insomnia, etc.
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Grief & Loss
Taking the time you need, finding the help you want
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I am a family member or friend, what is my role?
General Cancer Information
The emotions of hearing the news and how to help in practical ways like meals and carpools
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I am a medical or mental health professional
General Cancer Information
Helping your patient or client find the help they need
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If Cancer Recurs
News Article
Facing cancer a second time, finding the strength and making decisions
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Keeping friends and family informed
News Article
Websites that let you post updates: you choose how much to say and who gets to read it
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Local Resources
Website
Agencies for assistance, groups, and other cancer-related products
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Lymphedema
General Cancer Information
Programs at The Gathering Place and what you can do on your own
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Metastasis & advanced cancer
News Article
Living life fully with the end in mind, what is palliative care, choosing a hospice
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National Resources Like The Gathering Place
General Cancer Information
Places like The Gathering Place, national organizations and websites for help
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Newly diagnosed? What to ask the doctor
Website
Understanding a pathology report, bloodwork, common questions and concerns.
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Nutrition
General Cancer Information
How what you eat can affect your cancer journey; the value of a plant-based diet
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Practical Solutions: housing, financial aid, legal assistance
General Cancer Information
Services at The Gathering Place and in your community beyond the medical or emotional needs
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Someone I Love Is Sick, a book for very young children by Kathleen McCue
Helping Very Young Children Cope with Cancer in the Family
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Specific cancers
News Article
Learn about the diagnosis, staging, treatment and resources for all the cancers
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When am I a survivor? Life After Cancer
News Article
Defining and designing your “new normal”
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Wigs and Head Covers
Find a free synthetic wig at The Gathering Place, or shop at local stores; when and where to purchase a breast prosthesis
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