Resources

Don’t Face Cancer Alone

Whether you are newly diagnosed with cancer, a long-time survivor, caring for someone with cancer, or a healthcare professional, there are many resources available to you. Here are some of them.

Call CancerPartners for more information: 760 770-5678

JUST FOR TEENS

Dealing with cancer is especially difficult for teens, who are not really adults yet, but definitely not to be treated as children.

RETURN TO INTIMACY

What can a fully impotent, chemically castrated, survivor of two cancers and his post-menopausal partner possibly share about sex, intimacy and relationships? Everything!
Whether your relationship is impacted by impotence, cancer or not, this groundbreaking book by Michael Russer and Jacqueline Lopez is your guide to profound relationship fulfillment. The authors have graciously made their book available to our CancerPartners clients at no charge.

THE  MESOTHELIOMA  CENTER

Mesothelioma is a rare cancer mainly caused by asbestos exposure that affects protective membranes surrounding the lungs, heart and abdominal cavity. The Mesothelioma Center provides free information and patient advocacy program that helps individuals find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups.

CANCER  &  SLEEP

Tuck.com has created an in-depth guide to the latest research on sleep and cancer; the sleep-related side effects of common cancer treatments; and ways to get a better night’s sleep while dealing with daytime fatigue, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and other symptoms that patients with cancer might experience.

What You Need to Know Before Purchasing a Wig

To purchase a wig or not? This is just one of the grappling questions that many female (and some male) cancer patients face during the course of their treatment. We’ve compiled useful information, including resources in the Coachella Valley, that is a must read for anyone contemplating purchasing or borrowing a wig.

Live Help Chat with specialists about cancer, clinical trials and other related topics.

CALL: 1-800-4-CANCER or live chat

Learn about treatment options, get advice on coping with side effects,  ask questions about health insurance and other related topics.

Cancer-related TED Talks you don’t want to miss

Better Together for Community in the Coachella Valley — CancerPartners and . . .

800.ACS.2345 (800.227.2345)
Cancer.org
73161 Fred Waring Dr.,
Suite 100 Palm Desert, 92260

760.773.6554
DesertCancerFoundation.org
74091 Larrea St., Palm Desert 92260

760.776.0880
ThePendletonFoundation.org
72880 Fred Waring Dr., Suite C-14,
Palm Desert, 92260

760.424.8701
Komenie.org
42-900 Bob Hope Dr., Suite 105
Rancho Mirage, 92270