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Support for Those with Rare Cancers

  • The Role of Families and Caregivers of People with Rare Cancers

    When your loved one has a rare cancer, it can affect your entire family. Parents, spouses, adult children, or other loved ones often need to handle details of medical care and provide physical and emotional support. But there are many sources of support to help families cope and handle the stress of having a rare cancer.

  • Support for Patients and Caregivers

    Cancer and its treatment can impact your quality of life and overall wellbeing. It is important to take care of yourself, though it can be hard to know what to do or where to start.

  • Coping with Cancer for Young Adults

    As a young adult, you may be exploring your independence, but cancer may lead you to feel that independence has been taken away. There are several organizations, online forums, and other resources that can help you cope and find other young adults going through the same thing.

  • Caring for Children with Cancer

    Caring for a child with cancer has unique challenges. It may be difficult for your child to return to school and normal life after treatment ends. But, there are many resources that can help you and your child navigate this journey, learn to cope, and find other families going through the same situation.