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Resources Beyond the Cancer Center

There are several resources outside of the Cancer Center to help you and your caregivers deal with cancer treatment.

Patient/Family Website

CaringBridge, a nonprofit organization affiliated with DF/BWCC, provides the opportunity to set up a free, personalized, confidential website to share information with family and friends. For information, visit www.caringbridge.com.

One-to-One: Connecting with Someone Who’s Been There

You or your family members may appreciate a telephone conversation with someone who has had a similar cancer experience. Through this Dana-Farber program, trained volunteers can help ease concerns, provide information, and offer reassurance and hope. For more information, call (617) 632-4020 or visit One-to-One online.

Family Connections

Dana-Farber’s Family Connections program offers resources to help the families of parents with cancer prepare for the challenges ahead. Guidance, information and inspiration from other families are available by calling (617) 632-4020 or visiting www.dana-farber.org/familyconnections.

Online Resources

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Milford Regional Medical Center

American Cancer Society
Information for patients and families on diagnosis and treatment, cancer prevention, and links to other cancer resources.

American Institute for Cancer Research
Learn more about cancer including simple changes in your diet that can help reduce your cancer risk.  Recipes and other resources are provided.

Cancer.gov
From the National Cancer Institute, information on cancer for the patient and health professional.  Includes information on cancer treatment, prevention, causes, screening, and support resources.

Cancer Trials

From the National Cancer Institute, search for national clinical trials. Includes information defining clinical trials, how to search for studies, and how to participate.

OncoLink
Information for physicians and patients on causes, diagnosis, current treatment protocols, screening, emotional support, clinical trials, complementary therapies, and more. Entire site is searchable.