First Clicks: A Select List of Online Resources

Finding Support

"People have a natural capacity to affirm and embrace life in the most difficult of circumstances, and to help each other despite their circumstances."--Rachel Naomi Remen MD

Researching Treatments

"I believe in getting all the information I can where it will help me make educated decisions and create understanding about my medical situation. But I shy away from statistics that just give me numbers to fix my thoughts on—numbers that give me averages. I'm not average."--Caren Buffum, from Advanced Breast Cancer

  • NeedyMeds.com lists pharmaceutical companies that have patient assistance programs.
  • Cancer Care. Good information on supportive care, teleconferences.