Organizing A Medication Schedule

After Alan had brain surgery, his medication schedule was extremely complex, and that’s putting it mildly.  Some of the pills were herbal supplements, but others were chemo in a pill and anti-seizure medicine. What if I forgot to give him one of those? OY!!!  And candidly, at this point in...


FREE 2nd Opinion for Californians

ATTN: RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA   Free Second Opinions For Diagnosed Patients in California Check out The Second Opinion… they provide FREE 2nd opinions to adults in California diagnosed with cancer.  Their mission is to help patients make more informed decisions about their cancer & treatment options.   And you don’t just get...


FREE Career Advice for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Check out this AMAZING free resource dedicated to helping cancer patients & survivors thrive in the workplace & earn a living called Cancer and Careers. Cancer and Careers offers FREE expert career advice from professional career coaches, interactive job search tools, support groups & seminars for employees with cancer. Check out their...


What are Co-Pay Relief Programs?

Co-Pay Relief Programs help people who have private insurance (or Medicare part D) but cannot afford their co-pays.  No matter how much money you have, the out-of-pockets expenses associated with cancer can be tremendous.  Even though we had excellent insurance coverage, we still racked up hundreds & hundreds of dollars a...

Need Chemo? Got Answers! This is a MUST Read

I am so excited about this AMAZING organization that was created to help cancer patients & their caregivers navigate through the scary world of chemotherapy. Chemo101 (newly founded in 2010) is a one-stop resource for essential, accurate & objective information on chemotherapy and listings of FREE services for cancer patients.  They...

$$$$$ for College

  There are tons of scholarships available to help college & graduate school-bound students who have been affected by cancer.  And “affected by cancer” applies not only to cancer patients & cancer survivors, but also to children of cancer patients or survivors & to students who have lost a parent...


Rx for FREE Massage

According to many studies, therapeutic massage offers real benefits to cancer patients.  Massage can help alleviate painful side effects & fatigue, control nausea, provide relaxation to enhance traditional treatments, and give cancer patients a self-esteem boost. Massage can even help reduce the need for pain medications. There are groups who will provide FREE...


Take Me Home, Angel Bus

Yet Another Travel Assistance Resource For Patients With Financial Aid Needs! I just learned about an amazing organization that provides yet another much-needed FREE service to cancer patients & their families.  Angel Bus provides FREE, non-emergency, ground transportation to patients in need.  They will drive you to & from your long...


Need A Ride Baby…

I just learned about yet another amazing FREE resource to help cancer patients travel to & from treatments.   Do you need travel assistance to and from your cancer treatment?  Problem:  Many cancer patients either don’t have a ride or are unable to drive themselves to chemo & radiation treatments....


Resources for Young Adults with Cancer

There’s a whole slew of organizations that were specifically created to help adolescents and young adults with cancer (both cancer fighters and survivors).  Young adults are between the ages of 15-39.  Some organizations help young people cope or connect with peers who are going through the same things. Others address topics...




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