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I Had Cancer is a social support network with the mission of helping people deal more effectively with life before, during and after cancer.
Immerman’s Angels carefully matches and individually pairs a person touched by cancer (a cancer fighter or survivor) with someone who has fought and survived the same type of cancer (a Mentor Angel).
Telling Your Kids You Have Cancer
How Should Children Be Told That a Parent Has Cancer? American Cancer Society
When Mommy or Daddy Have Cancer Everyday Health (podcast with Jen Singer)
Fertility and Cancer
Cancer and Fertility Brochures Livestrong
And We Laughed (Parenting with Cancer) by Jen Singer at StandUp2Cancer
Do I Tell Anyone I Have Cancer? Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Gilda’s Club Gilda’s Club is a network of affiliate clubhouses where men, women and children living with cancer, as well as their friends and families, meet to learn how to live with cancer, whatever the outcome.
How to Help a Mom Who Has Cancer Circus of Cancer by Kelly Corrigan
Young Adults and Cancer
I’m Too Young for This (ages 15-40)
PlanetCancer.org Planet Cancer (ages 15-39)
Types of Cancer
Patients Against Lymphoma Facebook page
TealToes.org Raising Ovarian Cancer Awareness (symptoms)
Mind and Body
Bad Patient an honest blog by a 32-year-old ovarian cancer survivor who admits “Chemo and surgeries saved my life, but they also broke my body — and part of my heart.”
CrazySexyCancer by Kris Carr
For Children and Teens
Camp Kesem: A camp offered free-of-charge to children who have been affected by a parent’s cancer.
The Children’s Treehouse Foundation (support groups by state for children whose parents have cancer)
Helping Children When a Family Member Has Cancer American Cancer Society
Psychosocial Services for Family Members American Cancer Society
When Your Parent Has Cancer (a Guide for Teens) National Cancer Institute
Anti-Cancer: A New Way of Life by David Servan-Schreiber
The Council of Dads by Bruce Feiler
Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips by Kris Carr
Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in Your 20’s and 30’s by Kairol Rosenthal
Planet Cancer: The Frequently Bizarre Yet Always Informative Experiences and Thoughts of Your Fellow Natives by Heidi Schultz Adams and Christopher Schultz
When a Parent Has Cancer by Wendy Harpham
Bald in the Land of Big Hair by Joni Rodgers
Cancer on $5 a Day by Robert Schimmel with Alan Eisenstock
Bobblehead Dad (25 Life Lessons I Forgot I Knew) by Jim Higley
Nowhere Hair by Sue Glader
Snowman on the Pitcher’s Mound by Jamie Reno
Apparel and More
Happy First Apparel by Debbie Vinyard
“Rise up. Take control. Find something to celebrate. Be Happy First. Then make it last.”