American Association for Cancer Research

Families and Caregivers

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Cancer Really Sucks
http://www.cancerreallysucks.org
1-319-393-9681
P.O. Box 11264
Cedar Rapids, IA 52410-1264

Cancer Really Sucks is designed to help teenagers who have a loved one with cancer. The website hosts forums and monthly chat rooms in which teens can connect with other teens to discuss cancer-related issues. The website also offers advice from mental health professionals and social workers about how to cope with a loved one’s cancer.

 
Family Caregiver Alliance
http://www.caregiver.org
1-800-445-8106
180 Montgomery St., Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94104

The Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA), which provides information and support to caregivers, publishes factsheets about caregiving issues in English, Spanish and Chinese. The organization also offers advice about how to handle caregiving responsibilities and the health impacts that stress can have on caregivers, and it also provides online support groups

 

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July 2, 2008