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Cancer Support Groups

Breast Cancer Web Sites: is a collection of links gathered by the University of Oregon.

The Cancer Information Network

The University of Pennsylvania's Oncolink

Cancer Sites of General Interest

Cancer Help OnLine dedicated to anyone with cancer, supporting a family member with cancer, or concerned with developing cancer themselves, this site has links to thousands of cancer related sites.

Cancer Lifeline in the Greater Seattle area has support groups including the Men’s Group, Caregivers group, Lesbian Cancer Support group, Lymphedema Support and Education along with cancer specific groups including breast, colorectal, lung and lymphoma. Three locations: The Dorothy S. O’Brien Center near Green Lake, Cancer Lifeline at Northwest Hospital in North Seattle and Cancer Lifeline-Eastside near I-90 in Bellevue, Washington. Call toll-free 24-Hour Lifeline 1-(800) 255-5505 or in Seattle (206) 297-2500 for emotional support, information and community resource referrals.

Cancer Survivors: cancers, resources, treatments, support, questions and coping.

Cancer Pathways: Our free cancer support groups are for anyone living with cancer, along with their families, partners and friends. Free, weekly support groups for: men & women with cancer, adults living with long term, recurring cancer or facing end of life concerns, adults who have lost a loved one to cancer, family members, partners & friends of people with cancer, and parents whose children have cancer. Our cancer networking groups include: Breast Cancer networking group, Lymphoma networking group, Gynecological Cancers networking group and the Young Adults networking group. Telephone: (206) 709-1400

Cancer Buddies Network (CBN): An online charity-based support group designed to put you in touch with a cancer buddy so you can share the ups and downs, laughter and tears with someone who knows how it feels. Includes a lively forum. So what are you waiting for? Grab a cuppa, put your feet up and find out what we have to offer you in our online community. Come and meet your new cancer buddies today! [Please note that Cancer Buddies Network is unable to offer any medical opinions, diagnoses or treatment advice. They recommend you Consult a qualified medical practitioner.]


Care Giver Special Information

Caregiver Guide for Special Needs Persons: Every person with special needs is different and has unique care concerns. The Caregiver Guide to Special Needs offers information and advice to help overcome daily challenges and understand common disorders and conditions.

Caring for a Child with ADHD or ADD -- Advice for families and caregivers. Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) occurs when a difference in the brain makes it difficult to control behavior. Q&A for Special Needs and ADHD and ADD.

Celiac Support Groups Celiac support groups and contacts both inside and outside the United States. What is Celiac disease?

The Enabling Support Foundation is a 501c incorporated non-profit organization, providing the technological tools to empower individuals with disabilities to maximize their inherent potential. Celiac Support Groups in the United States.

Christian Addiction Support Groups

Christian Addiction Recovery Group is a traditional "Twelve-Step" groups discipline themselves to remain neutral of any religious beliefs or doctrine, and they refrain from communicating any religious references during their meetings. In contrast, Overcomers Outreach acknowledges Jesus Christ as their only source of strength and that He is the "highest power." Directory of Overcomers Outreach meetings in your area. Also email help finding a local group.

Codependence / Co-dependence Support Groups

Co-Dependents Anonymous: Through applying the Twelve Steps and principles in CoDA to our daily life and relationships, both present and past, we can experience a new freedom from our self-defeating lifestyles and realize a new joy, acceptance and serenity in our lives. CoDA is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships.

In Washington State: Co-Dependents Anonymous (CoDA Intergroup Of The Pacific Northwest) includes a list of all Washington State Meetings, approved CoDA literature for Washington State & CoDA foundational documents, & local CoDA events and more.

Former Cultists' (cult members) Support Network--called " reFOCUS," connections linking people with the available resources necessary to their recovery.

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