RESOURCES FOR CANCER PATIENTS & SURVIVORS
When diagnosed with cancer, you may face life-changing treatment decisions. You may feel overwhelmed, anxious or uncertain. Let’s Talk Treatment Options will help you figure out what information and questions you should share with your doctor to find the treatment that is right for you. This interactive tool will help you articulate what you know and what you need to know to move forward with your healthcare team.
Developed in collaboration with the Cancer Support Community and Genentech.
Get help managing the physical symptoms and other concerns that often arise during cancer treatment. Use the Self-Care app to do a quick check-in with yourself, and review the strategies for dealing with the issues you’re facing today. The app will help you keep track of how you’re doing, and prompt you to share critical information with your doctor.GET
Start your own Survivorship Care Plan. You’ll summarize your treatment (with the help of your oncology provider), walk through a guided assessment of your concerns, plan your follow-up care, and learn about what to expect moving forward. Your Care Plan will always be handy when you’re talking with providers over time. Available at JourneyForward.org.GET
Developed in collaboration with the Cancer Support Community, Genentech, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Oncology Nursing Society and UCLA Cancer Survivorship Center.
RESOURCES FOR FAMILY CAREGIVERS
Caring for a person with cancer is stressful. Oftentimes, caregivers overlook their own needs. That’s why HelpForCancerCaregivers.org gives the information and resources you need to care for your health. The interactive Web tool helps you by creating a Personal Care Plan. It helps with issues like depression and anxiety, coping with emotions, and even managing money issues. VIEW
Developed in collaboration with the Caregiver Action Network, CancerCare, Indiana University and Michigan State University. The pilot for this project was funded through a grant from the Anthem Foundation.
RESOURCES FOR MANAGERS & EMPLOYEES
Workplace Transitions is a free, easy-to-use toolkit to help managers deal with cancer in the workplace and support employees’ well-being. This digital resource helps companies of all size, giving managers guidance on managing the return-to-work from a practical, psychosocial, and legal perspective. And it works with policies and procedures already in place. VIEW
Developed in collaboration with the USBLN (U.S. Business Leadership Network), Cancer and Careers and Pfizer. The pilot for this project was funded through a grant from the Anthem Foundation..
RESOURCES FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS
This award-winning suite of tools was created to improve the
health and well-being of cancer survivors, enhancing communication between
them and their health care team. Journey Forward offers the Survivorship Care
Plan Builder software for doctors and nurses at no charge: Create custom care plans for patients. It’s secure, easy-to-use, in sync with the IOM and COC recommendations on survivorship care, and it may be able to import data from your cancer registry. Free
Developed in collaboration with the Cancer Support Community, Genentech, National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Oncology Nursing Society, and UCLA Cancer Survivorship Center.