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Caring Bridge

You post updates on the journal and people can leave you messages on the guestbook. This is pretty easy for a computer novice to use. You just give people your Caring Bridge address.


Foundation For Women's Cancer

Free Headwrap or Scarf from L. Erickson USA

Lots-a-helping-hands

Multi-purpose website that lets the patient post updates, people leave messages, allows patient to post needs on a calendar and folks to help sign up to met those needs. Might be hard for a computer novice to use.


Take Them A Meal

This website helps with coordination of meals that people might want to bring you.


The Lydia Project

Free Items for Cancer Patients


Uterine Cancer Awareness

Support Groups
AL and FL Panhandle

Lilies of the Valley (Huntsville area)

Local Ovarian Cancer Foundations
Laura Crandall Brown Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation

Local Cancer Resources
American Cancer Society

There is help if you have a need during your treatment.
You can contact the ACS directly (205–879–2242) or go through the social worker at your oncology office to start a referral.

Some services include:

  • free lodging at the Lee Griffin Hope Lodge for patients who are receiving treatment in Birmingham, but live more than 40 miles away.
  • Free transportation to and from appointments for these patients.
  • a toll–free information number (1–800–227–2345) which is available 24/7 and is answered by one of their cancer information specialists.
  • ACS navigators as some hospitals that help patients navigate the medical center.
  • Support groups.
  • Reach for Recovery program for breast cancer patients.
  • a comprehensive list of resources for patients.
  • literature about various cancers.
  • Look Good…Feel Better program.

UAB Supportive Care of Pallative Care

Phone: (205) 975-8190


Online Support Groups and Message Boards
F.O.R.C.E. - Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered

For folks with genetic predispositions to cancer


Ovarian Cancer

National Websites
American Cancer Society

CANCERcare

CANCERcare is a national nonprofit organization that provides free, professional support services for anyone affected by cancer.


Foundations for Women's Cancers

Gilda Radners Club

L'Oreal Paris, Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Hope Line

1–877–OV–HOPE –1 This is a Hope line to provide immediate assistance to anyone facing an ovarian cancer diagnosis.
Callers will speak with a professional social worker, who can help address the psychological and practical concerns about their diagnosis.


National Cancer Institute

National Cervical Cancer Coalition

National Ovarian Cancer Coalition

Ovarian Cancer National Alliance

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists