When the “C” word comes looming into your life it sends waves of fear, worry and shock right through you whether you have just received diagnosis or know someone who has, you are eager to learn all that you can about greater health, wholeness and finding friendly supportive community. The websites listed offer you knowledge and motivation and a sense of empowerment through diet and lifestyle, check them out, you may find just the thing you’ve been looking for.
1. A Silver Lining Foundation silverlningfoundation.org This organization aids in finding dignified, respectful and equal access to quality cancer education and services for all. They work to make sure that socioeconomic status doesn’t affect ability to get information.
2. Blog For A Cure blogforacure.com Cancer Care brings you support services for caregivers, families, individuals and the bereaved. The services are free of charge by professional oncology social workers, counseling and support groups.
3. Cancer Planner cancer101.org Their mission is to empower cancer patients and their caregivers to take control over their own diagnosis and engaging them to activily navigate their cancer journey.
4. Cancer Schmancer cancerschmancer.org You can get education, prevention and early detection of cancer eliminating mortality that can come from late-stage diagnosis. Empowering you to pay attention to signs, listen to your body, ask the right questions.
5. Care Pages cancerpages.com An online community offering personalized websites where members can challenge and relate their stories, photos and update friends and family, send messages of love.
6. Caring Bridge caringbridge.org Non-profit has free, personal and private websites to connect people experiencing a health challenge with family and friends.
7. Cure Magazine curetoday.com Educational forums, a resource guide for the newly diagnosed, books, and online tools, science and humanity.
8. Fight Like A Girl fightlikeagirlclub.com For men too. Where women battling cancer and other diseases, survivors and loved ones can come together to share stories, hope and encouragement.
9. Force-Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered facingourrisk.org The only national non-profit dedicated to improving lives of individuals and families affected by hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.
10. Friend 4 Life friend4life.org Helping people recently diagnosed with cancer and their loved ones navigate the path through diagnosis treatment and recovery by pairing them with a trained survivor with similar experiences, so they can face it together and ask questions.
11. Headcovers headcovers.com Hats, turbans, wigs for hair loss online.
12. I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation stupidcancer.com Empowering young adults affected by cancer. Non-profit offering age-appropriate support. Cancer retreats, tweetups, happy hours, financial scholarships around the United States.
13.Jill’s List jillslist.com Virtual community of users offers incredible insights into integrative, alternative and complementary medicine while not losing sight of traditional medicine.
14.Just In Time softhats.com This virtual community sells hats, scarves, turbans and head wraps for hair loss.
15.Local Harvest localharvest.org This website is good for finding local farmer’s markets, farms and CSA’s and sources of organic and sustainable produce in your area, not to mention herbs, honey, teas online.
16.Lodge Cast Iron lodgemfg.com American-made cast iron.
17.Lotsa Helping Hands lotsahelpinghands.com This site helps caregiver by giving them circles of community to help those going through cancer. Friends, neighbors, colleagues can create a community to help manage the daily tasks that can be challenging during times of need.
18.Meatless Mondays meatlessmondays.com Information and recipes to start your week off meatless.
19.Planet Cancer planetcancer.org The world’s largest young adult community who have been affected by cancer.
20.Shop Organic shoporganic.com Organic groceries and goods shipped to your door. Bulk, vegan, raw and gluten-free products.
21.Talkabouthealth talkabouthealth.com Working to improve patient education and support, giving patients and caregivers accurate answers and support from leading medical professionals.
22.Think Before You Pink thinkbeforeyoupink.org A project of Breast Cancer Action in response to the growing number of pink ribbon products.
23.Well Spouse Association wellspouse.org Advocates for and addresses the needs of individuals caring for a chronically ill or disabled spouse or partner. They offer peer-to-peer support and education about the unique challenges and issues of “well” spouses.
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