Spirit Mind Body
Steps for Living presents..."I'm Too Young For This" Vol 1
I'm so happy to be part of this project spearheaded by Matthew Zachary of "Steps For Living". You can learn a lot from experience and Matthew is all about that. Check out this project and Matthew's other endeavors for cancer survivors. Special thanks to Laura Higgins for putting me in touch with Matthew and bringing my song "The Other Side" to his attention.
His Holiness The Dalai Lama
I encourage everybody to learn more about Tibet and the works of this great leader.
Famous for his Crossing Over With John Edward TV program. He never did any music on his show but invited me to perform The Other Side during a special program in New York after the terrorist attacks of 9-11.
The National Institute of Health's "regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical research in human volunteers." "Carefully conducted clinical trials are the fastest and safest way to find treatments that work in people and ways to improve health." If you want "live" help finding a clinical trial for cancer treatment, call 800-4-CANCER or go to www.cancer.gov
National Cancer Institute
Information about cancer, treatments, and clinical trials from the National Cancer Institute.
An excellent resource for cancer-related support and information. Free teleconferences about cancer treatment, work and family concerns. Financial grants for transportation to treatment, childcare during treament, etc..
Interested in using the power of the mind/body connection to support your health? This is a great resource for guided imagery audiorecordings that incorporate the latest research. Check out the "Hot Research" link to see evidence of how effective guided imagery can be. BelleRuth ROCKS!
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
NCCAM "explores complementary and alternative (CAM) healing practices in the context of rigorous science." A great resource for finding CAM clinical trials and research regarding CAM.
Their mission is to support kids when a parent has cancer. They will send teddy bears and books for kids and parents. Have supervised chat room for kids to talk with other kids about having cancer in the family.
Cancer and Careers
Strategy, information about employment rights, and support designed for women working during cancer treatment.
Her writings have been a great influence on me. Not everyone will find it easy to accept or to assimilate but I've been reading esoteric spiritual texts from many disciplines for decades and I found it thrilling and relevant. Approach it with an open mind and consider it great storytelling if nothing else.
Free cancer support communities across the country/world for people with cancer, their families and friends. Support groups, lectures, workshops, and social events in a homelike setting.
Cancer Wellness Center
"Through psychosocial support and education, seeks to empower those affected by cancer to enhance the quality of their lives." Northbrook, IL
Health Well Foundation
These guys may help pay for insurance premiums, copays, etc. for cancer patients and others. Do people realize that there is NO national safety net? If you get sick you may be SOL. Call your legislators if this bugs you. Meanwhile, HWF helps fill the gaps until we have a national safety net.
In Palatine, IL, they offer "information and resources, support and skills to people whose lives have been affected by cancer." Programs are free of charge.
Information and education, support groups, family programs, stress reduction and healthy living--for people with cancer and their families. Hinsdale, IL
Cancer Support Center
Based in Homewood, IL, they offer information, support and strategies for people with cancer and their families. Programs are free of charge.
American Brain Tumor Association
"Exists to eliminate brain tumors through research and to meet the needs of brain tumor patients and their families."
National Brain Tumor Foundation
"Dedicated to providing nformation and support for brain tumor patients, family members, and health care professionals while supporting innovative research into better treatment options and a cure for brain tumors."
Support for People with Oral, Head, and Neck Cancers (SPOHNC)
"A patient-directed, self-help organization dedicated to meeting the needs of oral, head and neck cancer patients."