Support Resource Links
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
List of frequently asked questions from patients and families.
National Cancer Institute
Information about aftercare, including link to a booklet "Life After Cancer Treatment."
Be The Match (National Marrow Donor Program)
"Role of the transplant caregiver" describes what a caregiver should expect in his/her role, how the role changes over time, and what the caregiver can do to advocate for the patient.
A Guide for Caregivers
Published by staff at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Finding financial assistance
Links to organizations that have a financial assistance program for patients and families.
Cancer Support Community
Ten tips for cancer caregivers that will help them take care of themselves while caring for someone with cancer.
There are some ways to support a patient that are better done by friends and colleagues. This allows the family to focus on helping the patient in ways no one else can.
While a patient is undergoing treatment, it so often happens that many other things around the house go on the back burner, since treatment requires so much time and energy from the family as a whole. This is where friends and colleagues can step in and do many ‘little things’ that reduce the family’s stress and help them maintain some degree of normalcy in life.