Find online and in-person groups for both patients and for family members.
The Association of Cancer Online Resources provides support, information, and community to patients, family caregivers and professional health providers. There are over 130 online lists to choose from, including groups on specific diagnoses, alternative therapies, depression, fatigue, financial concerns... Online support groups offer the flexibility of 24 hour, 7 day a week access. Some people report that the anonymity of an online community is actually helpful in sharing feelings and concerns.
Please Note: A Family Member HomeCare does not specifically endorse the activities of these organizations, but offers their information as a sample of the kinds of materials and services that are available.