These websites can help you connect with others through
discussion lists, message boards, online question & answer, or one-on-one
matching with trained volunteers.
Association of Cancer Online Resources
Here you'll find online discussions for people with a variety of diseases,
including mesothelioma. Also news updates regarding cancer.
Cancer Answers at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
is a national toll-free cancer information service staffed by registered
nurses. Cancer Answers staff assist callers throughout Florida and the
United States with answers to their questions, provide current information
related to cancer research, treatment, and community resources. Call (800)
Cancer Care, Inc.
Offers online social workers to answer questions and provide guidance,
educational materials and telephone support groups, and direct support
to people in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.
Cancer Hope Network
A not-for-profit organization that provides free and confidential one-on-one
support to cancer patients and their families. They provide that support
by matching cancer patients and/or family members with trained volunteers
who have undergone and recovered from a similar cancer experience.
This site is a rich source for health information, offering articles and
advice on a wide range of medical topics including cancer. Additionally,
drkoop.com includes personalized medical news, an index of health sites
on the Web, "Health and Wellness" centers, an interactive pharmacy,
an "Ask Dr. Koop" message board, and more. Includes information
about malignant mesothelioma.
Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides education, legal counseling, and referrals to cancer patients
and survivors concerning managed care, insurance, financial issues, job
discrimination and debt crisis matters. They have national and state-by-state
listings for help with housing, utilities, transportation to medical treatment,
pharmaceutical agents, home health care, and more.