One of the most amazing things about the cancer world is that so many people, their family and friends, dust themselves off following their own struggles and turn their experiences into ways to benefit others.
Some of the most useful and inventive recovery products that Ellen and I have found were designed by survivors who were determined to share their first hand knowledge of cancer and make each step a little easier for someone else. One of our favorite companies like this is LympheDivas, at www.lymphedivas.com which offers their own unique, stylish products for women battling Lymphedema.
Today, many terrific cancer organizations, resources, personal stories, blogs and more are a keystroke or google touch away. At times though, it can be hard to find just what you need. When you need it.
CBG Resource Alert: ManageCancer.Org
ManageCancer.Org researches organizations and resources that are accessible through the internet and provides valuable links to them. Some of the key areas they focus on are- Organization Assistance (day to day management of cancer), Financial Support, Support & Education, and Loved Ones, links to information and suggestions on how family and friends can provide support. Know someone who could benefit? Spread the word!