RESOURCESPlease our news and the archive below:
Support Groups and Organizations
Be Bright Pink
Support and education for women at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer.Visit this site
Camp Kesem offers free summer camps for children who have been impacted by a parent's cancer. Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent's cancer. Camp Kesem has 116 chapters in 42 states, including 3 in Michigan. The Michigan colleges that offer Camp Kesem are the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan State University - East Lansing, and Grand Valley State University - Allendale.Visit this site
Cancer and Careers
Resources and support for working people with cancer.Visit this site
Cancer Support Community
Uniting The Wellness Community and Gilda’s Club Worldwide, the Cancer Support Community is an international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.Visit this site
CaringBridge helps you create a free personal website to quickly share updates about your own or someone else’s health journey.Visit this site
Cleaning for a Reason
Nonprofit organization partnering with maid services to offer free professional house cleanings for women going through cancer treatment.Visit this site
Coping With Cancer
Advice on many topics while coping with cancer. Doctor approved cancer information from ASCO.Visit this site
Making dreams come true for adults with life-threatening illnesses.
(888) 4DREAMS or (888) 437-3267
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Fighting hereditary breast and ovarian cancer.Visit this site
Part of the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance, Inspire allows members to share and learn about their medical conditions and treatment and to support each other.Visit this site
JFS Cancer Resources
Jewish Family Service, located in West Bloomfield, provides assistance for any person with a cancer diagnosis. Additional resources can be found in their Community Cancer Resource Guide.
JFS Cancer Thrivers Network
Activities, friendship, resources, education and humor for Jewish women in the Detroit area who have ever had any type of cancer.
Contact: Tracy Agranove
We fight to improve the lives of people affected by cancer.
My Life Line
My Life Line allows cancer patients to create their own website to allow you to stay connected with family and friends.Visit this site
Reeling and Healing
Reeling and Healing offers Fly Fishing Wellness Retreats for women surviving cancer.Visit this site
Linking young Jewish Women in their fight against breast and ovarian cancer.
SHARE Ovarian Cancer Hotline
Self-help for women with breast or ovarian cancer.
(844) ASK-SHARE or (844) 275-7427
Steps Through OC
Steps Through OC is a six-month program of free professional counseling in tandem with education, referrals and other resources for any woman facing ovarian cancer, her family and active caregivers. Our goal is to support physical and emotional health so people feel, function and live well with OC.Visit this site
Young Ovarian Cancer Survivors
This is a Facebook discussion group for women with Ovarian cancer. If interested in joining, please ask to join and your posts will only be seen by group members.Visit this site
Coping with Physical Changes
EES – Essential Eyebrow Solution®
A team of researchers developed a unique product to address eyebrow thinning or potential eyebrow loss during chemotherapy and other situations. A clinical study was performed and results examined by a group that includes Ding Wang, MD, PhD from Henry Ford Medical Center. An article regarding the study, which appeared in Prime-Journal, can be read here.Visit this site
Hair loss, skin and nail changes
The BreastCancer.org website has a very helpful section that discusses hair loss, head covering options (wigs, scarves, hats) and other tips to help you feel as well as you can during and after treatment.Visit this site
Look Good Feel Better
Look Good Feel Better offers free workshops to women with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy, radiation or other forms of treatment. Led by beauty professionals, the workshops help women learn to look and feel their best while undergoing treatment.Visit this site
Tender Loving Care from the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society offers a website where women can view and purchase many styles of headcoverings.Visit this site