Families/Friends of People With Cancer

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    The parents, children, spouses, partners, friends or other relatives or significant others of people who have cancer, whose own patterns of personal, social and familial coping have been significantly affected by concern about the individual.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    CANCER INFORMATION SERVICEA national resource for information and education about cancer including treatment, research, and new clinical trials. Provides cancer information to patients and their families, the public and health professionals by talking with people one-on-one, working with organizations through its Partnership Program, participating in research efforts to find the best ways to help people adopt healthier behaviors, and providing cancer information over the internet. Provides referrals to support groups and conducts smoking cessation counseling over the phone. Also offers LiveHelp Online Chat, a confidential online text chat with a cancer information specialist. Call or visit website for further information.CANCER INFORMATION SERVICENATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE
    Mentoring ServicesOffers individuals the chance to speak with other breast cancer survivors. Also provides resources and support for caregivers, families and spouses of women with breast cancer.UlsterPEER-TO-PEER-MENTORINGBREAST CANCER OPTIONS
    Support Group ServicesOffers support in a variety of modes, in person, telephone and online, for both individuals with cancer and their families, friends and relatives, to help them cope more effectively with their loved one's illness and its impact on their lives.New YorkCANCER SUPPORT GROUPSCANCER CARE
    Youth Enrichment ServicesOvernight Camp for children ages 8-14 years who have a parent with breast cancer. Camp runs for 4 days.UlsterCAMP LIGHTHEARTBREAST CANCER OPTIONS

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