Thursday, September 25, 2008

Resources - Groups that can help cancer survivor

Here are some groups that can help cancer survivor with their physical and emotional needs. They can also help with the day to day issues such as insurance and money matters.

American Pain Foundation
Toll free: 1.888.615.7246

The American Pain Foundation (AFP) provides information and education about pain and pain management through free publications, a website an online pain community, emails and toll free calls. AFP supports research and advocacy, bringing the voices of people with pain to healthcare providers and government agencies.

LiveStrong Survivor Care
Toll free: 1.888.235.7205

LiveStrong Survivor Care will provide you with information, education, counselling services and referrals to other resources. You can also speak with a professional oncology social worker.

National Cancer Institute - Cancer Information Service
Toll free: 1.800.4.CANCER (1.800.422.6237)

You can speak with caring staff who can explain medical information in easy to understand terms. They answer calls in English and Spanish

More groups on my next postings...

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