Great advice from someone who has been there is invaluable. Please share your best ideas. We especially welcome tips for those challenges that the community has posted on the site. We are all here to support one another.
We've all said "How can I help?" and feel like we can do more. Here are some small ways and some large ways that you can help someone personally or aid the greater cause. Check back weekly for ideas on how you, one person, can make a difference.
Be still. Just be with someone battling cancer.
Share Resources: American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based health organization that supports cancer research, education, advocacy, and service. 800-ACS-2345 (800-227-2345)
Share Resources: American Psychosocial Oncology Society. Their mission is to advance psychosocial care for people with cancer. Call the APOS helpline to get a referral to a local psychiatrist, psychologist, nurse, social worker, or counselor who is skilled in the management of cancer-related distress. 866-APOS-4-HELP (866-276-7443)
Share your story and experiences with others by speaking at local churches, schools and health fairs. By just reaching one person you can make a difference.
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