Coping
Living with cancer and cancer treatments

From emotional ups and downs to treatment side effects, there are many ways to deal with the challenges cancer will bring as you work to overcome it.

Hong Kong sites:

Hospital Authority Hong Kong Cancer Registry
Local cancer statistics recorded by Hong Kong Hospital Authority.
http://www3.ha.org.hk/cancereg

Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Genetic Diagnosis Laboratory
The Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Genetic Diagnosis Laboratory was established since 1995 and has been providing genetic diagnosis for families with familial colorectal cancer. 
http://www.hku.hk/patho/colonreg

Hong Kong Hereditary Breast Cancer Family Registry
A clinical registry to identify individuals and family members faced with a high-risk of developing breast cancer. 
http://www.asiabreastregistry.com/index.htm

 

Overseas sites:

20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know
American Author Lori Hope openly describes what it is like to live with cancer and how family or friends can best communicate with someone living with cancer.
http://www.lorihope.com

American Brain Tumour Association
ABTA offers information about the latest treatments, links to clinical trial listings, physician information, and support services for brain tumour families. They fund scientists who are searching for answers - and report the research results directly to the patients and families awaiting those answers. 
http://www.abta.org

American Cancer Society
A comprehensive site that provides up-to-date news items, cancer information to people living with cancer and their families and a search option that makes it easier to find the subject you are looking for. 
http://www.cancer.org

American Institute for Cancer Research
The American Institute for Cancer Research is a cancer charity that fosters research on diet and cancer prevention and educates the public about the results. 
http://www.aicr.org

American Prostate Society
A site dedicated exclusively to prostate cancer. 
http://www.americanprostatesociety.com

Canadian Cancer Society
A Canadian-based cancer organization providing comprehensive information and support site for people living with cancer. 
http://www.cancer.ca

Cancer Council Victoria
An Australian-based cancer resource organization that provides in-depth cancer information in a range of foreign languages. 
http://www.cancervic.org.au

The Cancer Council Australia
Australia's national cancer control organization with links to a variety of support/information services. 
http://www.cancer.org.au

Children's Oncology Group
An organization devoted to curing and preventing childhood cancers through scientific discovery and compassionate care. 
http://www.childrensoncologygroup.org/

Discovery Health Cancer Centre
Discovery Health's very own online cancer centre, providing valuable information and resources for cancer patients, survivors, caregivers, friends & families. 
http://health.discovery.com/centers/cancer/cancer-collage/cancerresources.html

EORTC
The mission of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer is to develop, conduct, coordinate, and stimulate translational and clinical research in Europe to improve the management of cancer and related problems by increasing survival but also patient quality of life. 
http://www.eortc.be

Leroy Sievers' blog "My Cancer"
Journalist & blogger Leroy Sievers' cancer journal had touched many issues as cancer patience encountered everyday. It was eloquently written and inspiring. He was even able to lift reader's spirits up during the low time of his own treatment.
http://www.npr.org/blogs/mycancer

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. The mission of LLS is to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. 
http://l3.leukemia-lymphoma.org/hm_lls

National Cancer Institute
A comprehensive U.S. site providing up-to-date information about cancer, cancer treatment, cancer resources and valuable publications. 
http://www.cancer.gov

The Prostate Cancer Charity
A UK-based prostate cancer charity dedicated to support and information concerning prostate cancer. 
http://www.prostate-cancer.org.uk/

 

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