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CancerCare for Kids®
Internet: http://www.cancercare.org/get_help/special_progs/cc_for_kids.php
Children and teens who are affected by cancer have special needs and concerns. That’s why CancerCare has a special program called CancerCare for Kids®. It’s all part of the free, professional services CancerCare provides, but focused on the particular needs of children and parents.

KIDSCOPE, Inc.
Internet: http://www.kidscope.org/
KIDSCOPE's mission is to help children and families understand the effects of cancer or chemotherapy on a loved one, to provide suggestions for coping, and to develop innovative programs and materials that communicate a message of hope to diverse families coping with this crisis.

Camp Kesam
Internet: http://www.campkesem.org/site/c.jvI0ImN0JuE/b.2468043/k.C7C3/About_Us.htm
Since 2000, Camp Kesem has given children affected by a parent’s cancer the opportunity to just be kids. The ever-expanding Kesem community engages in camp activities like sports, arts and crafts, and drama to give campers a fun-filled week.

Children’s Treehouse Foundation
Internet: http://www.childrenstreehousefdn.org/whoweare.html
It’s a given. Cancer affects the entire family. Yet in too many situations, the undeniable psychosocial impact on the children whose parent has cancer goes unattended.

Cancer Hope Network
Telephone: 877-HOPENET (877-467-3638) or 908-879-4039
Internet: www.cancerhopenetwork.org
Cancer Hope Network is a nonprofit organization that offers one-on-one support for people living with cancer and their families by matching those seeking support with trained volunteers who been through similar experiences.

Wellness Community
Telephone: 888-793-WELL (888-793-9355) or 513-421-7111
Internet: www.thewellnesscommunity.org
The Wellness Community (TWC) is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free emotional support, education, and hope for people with cancer and their loved ones. Through participation in professionally led support groups, educational workshops, and mind/body programs, people affected by cancer can learn vital skills to regain control, reduce feelings of isolation, and restore hope − regardless of the stage of disease. There are 20 Wellness Community facilities nationwide in additional to online support groups.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 April 2008 07:57
 
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