Though medical advancements have made many cancers treatable, the sad reality is that most of us will know multiple people affected by it in our lifetimes. If you or someone you love is battling cancer, there are people and organizations dedicated to making that journey easier.
Cancer Support Community offers resources worldwide for people suffering from cancer and their partners.
RxList helps users make sense of drugs used to treat cancer.
Vital Options International is a global health foundation that supports patients with financial assistance, community and advocacy.
World Health Organisation (WHO) offers informational documents about cancer management, as well as current news and statistics.
Ethiopian Cancer Organization helps spread awareness and provides psychosocial support.
Cancer Support France offers trained supporters who can accompany patients to consultations, provide visits and language support for those not fluent in French.
Institut National de Cancer offers comprehensive resources for patients and relatives with information on treatments, insurance and lifestyle modifications.
Look Good Feel Better offers free workshops that provide practical advice about changes to the body, skin and hair as well as addressing issues of anxiety and mental health.
Maggie’s offers comprehensive support including assistance from benefits advisors, workshops for HR professionals, support groups for patients and more.