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Support Teams for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers

 

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Wings for Life
Resources for Medical Air Travel

For cancer survivors, distant travel is sometimes necessary to reach a cancer center or hospital for treat­ment or a second opinion that is not available in their local communities. Various air transport organizations pro­vide free or reduced-cost flights to assist people who need help. The following is a partial listing of organizations that pro­vide or coordinate flights for cancer survivors and their families.

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How Are You, Really?

by Jolyn Taylor, MD, MPH, and Lois Ramondetta, MD

How are you? This is often the first thing a doctor says when you arrive for an appointment. While it’s a simple question, it’s one that can be difficult to answer. After all, most people battling cancer are likely experiencing a multi­tude of symptoms and side effects, with some more troubling than others. Should you report all of your symptoms? Only some of them? Which ones?

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Coping® Magazine’s
Guide to Lodging Accommodations

There are several reasons why peo­ple with cancer and their families may decide to travel to receive medical care. For cancer survivors and their families, finding accommodations can be a chal­lenge. Many facilities offer lodging for free or for a nominal fee. Each tempo­rary lodging program will have its own rules and criteria to qualify for services.

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