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For a more detailed description of what these links are about, as well as other information you might dig, click on the "Inspiration Information" section in the menu. In the meantime . . .

 

SUPPORT:

These are sources of inspiration, support, and community . . .

 

GILDA'S CLUB

The most comprehensive cancer support organization & community, with programs for support and also just for FUN available for people with all types of cancer as well as friends, family, supporters. AND . . . it’s all FREE!

 

OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH FUND

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) is the largest private philanthropy in the United States dedicated exclusively to funding ovarian cancer research. Our mission is to fund scientific research that leads to more effective identification, treatment, and ultimately a cure for ovarian cancer.
 

OVATIONS FOR THE CURE

An incredible organization supporting the research, patient treatment, and awareness of ovarian cancer.

 

S.H.A.R.E.

Support group/organization for women living with breast & ovarian cancer.

 

SHOP WELL WITH YOU

A groovy non-profit organization that helps women with a history of cancer improve their quality of life by using clothing as a creative means towards wellness

 

CRAZY, SEXY CANCER

Kris Carr's incredible and inspiring story and powerful community for healing and sharing a fresh and positive perspective on cancer and living a healthy lifestyle in general.

 

CANCER AND CAREERS

A resource for working women living with cancer

 

PLANET CANCER

Youth-oriented, really amazing coalition for raising awareness, funds, events, community, support.

 

COMEDY CURES!

The mission of ComedyCures is to entertain and educate kids and grown-ups living with a health challenge, as well as their families and medical caregivers about the benefits of laughter and a comic perspective on the mind, body, and spirit.

 

YOUNG SURVIVAL COALITION

International, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer.  

 

CHEMO ANGELS

I was blessed to have ’em in my family/friends, but for those who are on their own or whose family are perhaps too far away, or if you simply need extra support for whatever reason.

 

CARALWORKS GREETING CARDS

Greeting cards boasting hopeful, humorous, empowering and life-affirming images for women and children experiencing baldness from chemotherapy

 

MUSICIANS ON CALL

NY/Philly-based organization providing bedside music performances.

 

 

GROW BEYOND CANCER

A wonderful and intriguing site by Greg DeBerry, himself a cancer survivor.

 

BALD BUDDIES

The cutest lil’ dolls to bring a smile to your heart and soul.

 

FUCK CANCER TEES

Fuck Cancer Tee-shirts; cool design, cute sense of humor, and why not? heehee

 

BALD GIRLS DO LUNCH

Not cancer-related, but can provide fun and new ways to consider embracing your hair loss.

 

ANOKHI

Beautiful scarves/textiles if you decide to wear this accessory

 

HEADBLADE

A fun and unique way to shave your head, should you need to do so.

 

Alopecia and Love

A wonderful and very comprehensive site about alopecia, and, for all of us, empowerment, embracing ourselves, defining our beauty and femininity for ourselves on our own terms (sound familiar?), and raising consciousness in the world!

 


PERSONAL STORIES

Barbara Carr Phillips

An inspiring story by cancer survivor Barbara Carr Phillips

Sheila's story . . .

Another personal story of a woman’s personal journey

 

 

BRAINFOOD / KNOWLEDGE IS POWER:

Places to get information about your health situation, perhaps get a “tanglible” understanding of what is physically happening in your body (if you are interested in that, which I encourage – knowledge is power), and help you to be able ask informed questions to your doctor(s) . . .

 

WEBMD

Medical resource site; ask, ask, ask

 

HEALTH MBA

Medical resource site; ask, ask, ask

 

MY DNA

New developments, technologies, clinical trials, etc

 

NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE

Nat'l Cancer Institute site, the 3rd menu item along the top bar is "clinical trials" where she can select her type of cancer and put in her zip code or whatever and see what's out there.

 

MEMORIAL-SLOAN KETTERING

Sloan Kettering -- another top cancer center

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH

Nat’l Institute of Health

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

Nat’l Institute of Health’s Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine

 

CLINICAL TRIALS

Found this one by accident ... give it a look-see

 

PEOPLE LIVING WITH CANCER

People Living with Cancer (w/Amer Society of Clinical Oncology) – oncology-approved patient information, resources, etc

 

CANCER FORUMS

A website for discussions about any type of cancer, including lung cancer, breast cancer, mesothelioma, prostate cancer, laryngeal cancer, leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and others.

 

OVARY-SPECIFIC . . . (just a few)

 

OVARIAN CANCER RESEARCH FUND

 

OVATIONS FOR THE CURE

 

NATIONAL OVARIAN CANCER COALITION

 

OVARIAN CANCER COALITION

 

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV.

Johns Hopkins Univ; top docs there; I had my original pathology read by one of their pathologists at the suggestion of my surgeon.

 

WEB MD - OVARIAN CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS

Found this one by accident; typed in "ovarian cancer trials" and voila!

 

"ALTERNATIVE" ALTERNATIVES

There are many paths to the top of the mountain. These “alternatives” may or may not be the thing for you, but there is value in being open to having a different understanding and perspective about your body other than what we have been taught by Mom ’n Dad 'n Doc. Even if you don’t use any of these methods, the information and perspective is infinitely valuable.  

 

LAUGHING SAGE WELLNESS

A group of certified holistic health counselors; focus on women’s hormonal health, using food/nutrition to heal, nurture, and balance hormonal health

 

THE CANCER PROJECT 

A coalition of physicians, researchers, and nutritionists; a charitable organization that advances cancer prevention and survival through nutrition education and research.  

 

HERBAL CURES n TREATMENTS (Dr. David Williams / Alternatives Newsletter)

Dr. Williams travels the globe in search of highly effective herbal cures and treatments that have been used in remote parts of the world for centuries.

 

DIAMOND ORGANICS

Health food deliverance (figuratively and literally)!

 

GREEN TEA NEWS BYTE

Article about the power of Green Tea . . . easy to read and green tea is beneficial on many levels of health

HEALERS WHO SHARE

Founded by David Slater; a consortium of natural healers who combine their knowledge and experience to create remedies unique and personal to each person’s journey.

 

POSITIVE EXPOSURE

Not cancer-related, but a very inspirational organization working in the realm of genetic conditions and children to engender compassion, acceptance, and expanded consciousness about who we are as human beings, and finding the grace and beauty in whatever form our bodies come.

 

GRATEFULNESS

Boundless inspiration and resources . . .

 

 

 

MONEY HONEY:

It can’t buy me love, but maybe can contribute to finding a cure, organizations that give a smile, inspire confidence, “soul” food for all those on the journey. Of course there are many, many, MANY more organizations, and this is a handful of my personal faves . . .

 

GILDA'S CLUB

I can’t say enough about this community/organization (but you can read what I already said about them in the "Support" section above!) heehee
 

REVLON RUN/WALK FOR WOMEN

My personal favorite fundraising walk-a-thon! New York & L.A. events every Spring!

 

BIG BAM

An amazing breast cancer awareness movement/organization

 

PRESENTS FOR PURPOSE

Buy all kinds of goodies to raise $$dough for a variety of charities of your choice

 

SHOP WELL WITH YOU

See description in the "Support" section above.

 

HERA OVARIAN CANCER CLIMB FOR LIFE  

HERA Ovarian Cancer Climb for Life

 

MUSICIANS ON CALL

See description in the "Support" section above.

 

METROFLY

Very cool organization that creates events to promote awareness of and raises funds for select New York City Charities.


 

 

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