Coping with Cancer.

Coping with Cancer

Whether you have the symptoms of cancer, are undergoing treatment, or are caring for your loved one, this disease is scary and difficult.  At SYNERGY HomeCare, we can help as you experience the effects of cancer.  For your others needs, we would like to provide you with online resources.

Basic

If you have just been diagnosed with cancer, want to know more, or would like to contribute to a cause, these sites are for you.  The more you know about cancer, the better you can cope with your own condition.

American Cancer Society

This non-profit organization is a great resource for the newly diagnosed and the survivors in remission.  Through the American Cancer Society, you can learn about cancer, stay healthy, find support and treatment, explore research and get involved with cancer communities.  You can also learn about specific types of cancer.

http://www.cancer.org/

Cancer Diagnosis: 11 tips for Coping

Being diagnosed with cancer is shocking and difficult.  Knowing how to cope with cancer is important.  Follow these 11 tips from the Mayo Clinic.

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cancer-diagnosis/HQ01306

Make A Wish Foundation

Through the Make A Wish Foundation, children with life threatening illnesses can have their dreams fulfilled.  This foundation is the largest wish granting organization, making dreams come true every 40 minutes.

http://www.wish.org/

National Cancer Institute

The website, brought to you by the National Institutes of Health provides a lot of information about cancer.  Find out more about this disease, specific forms of cancer, research and statistics here.

http://www.cancer.gov/

Advanced

Each type of cancer has specific behavior.  Use these websites to find out what you can do to prevent, treat and cope with several different types of cancer.

Cancer Treatment Statistics and Results

Learn about treatments and statistics for specific types of cancer, namely: Breast Cancer, Colon Cancer, Esophageal Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Lung Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Pancreatic Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Rectal Cancer, and Stomach Cancer.

http://www.cancercenter.com/cancer-statistics.cfm

Breast Cancer Support

Tie our pink ribbon with these three sites dedication to living with breast cancer and living with this disease.

http://www.breastcancer.org/

http://www.komen.org/

http://www.nationalbreastcancer.org/

Prostate Cancer Foundation

Find out more about prostate cancer, get involved in communities and find out about research for the cure at this website.

http://www.pcf.org/site/c.leJRIROrEpH/b.5699537/k.BEF4/Home.htm

Lung Cancer Support

If you have lung cancer, this website can help you by providing essential information about this disease, and advice as you progress into treatment and long-term lung cancer.

http://www.lungcancer.org/

The Cancer Survivors Project

The battle with cancer can become a long term process.  For the many long-term cancer survivors, here is a website and community for you.

http://www.cancersurvivorsproject.org/index.html

Cancervive

This site is dedicated to “reclaiming your life after cancer”.  If you have healed from cancer, this is the site for you.

http://www.cancervive.org/

Shared Experience

Search by type of cancer and other keywords to find experiences from people with your same condition.

http://www.sharedexperience.org