Recommended Online Survivorship Support Resources

American Cancer Society
Provides basic information, education, and support on all types of cancer.

American Society of Clinical Oncology
Information on all types of cancer. Addresses issues from diagnosis to survivorship and end of life.

Association of Cancer Online Resources
Offers a large collection of cancer-related Internet forums, communities, and support groups.

Breast Cancer Support
Online support group for breast cancer patients to make friends and receive support. Provides information, online chats, postings, and responses.

Cancer Buddies
Connect with others in the same situation for the purpose of giving and receiving cancer support, sharing, comparing, chatting, and making long-lasting friendships. Provides news, cancer resources, and includes a secure matching program (get matched with someone in a similar situation)

Cancer Care
Professional support services for anyone affected by cancer, including counseling, support groups, telephone educational workshops, publications, and financial assistance. Find help and community programs based on diagnosis.

Cancer Support Community
Supports all types of cancer and covers the cancer transition, from diagnosis through treatment and beyond. Includes sections for survivors and caregivers. This site is in partnership with the Lance Armstrong Foundation and sponsored by pharmaceutical companies listed on the site.

Cancer Survivors Network
Create your own personal space (webpages) to tell us about yourself and your cancer experience. Share photos, audio, start an online journal (blog), contribute resources, and more, to connect with survivors who share a common bond. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

Care Pages
Create a website to communicate with family and friends while receiving care at UPMC.

Caring Bridge
Free, personalized websites that support and connect loved ones during critical illness, treatment, and recovery. This site caters to children with any type of cancer.

Young Survival Coalition
Offers online support and information for women, aged 40 and younger, diagnosed with breast cancer. Includes video survivor stories.

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