Coping and Well Being

The Bone And Cancer Foundation
An information resource for patients and healthcare professionals on the treatment of bone cancer and bone metastases.

Cancer Care
800-813-HOPE (4673)
Offers links to PDF publications on the topic of coping with cancer.
Includes articles on caregiving as well as emotional and physical responses to diagnosis.

Caring 4 Cancer
Addresses emotional and spiritual well-being as well as end-of-life issues.

An online resource on bone metastases created by Novartis Oncology, makers of ZOMETA.

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of Health (NIH)
800-4-CANCER (1-800-422-6237)
Explains how to cope with the physical and emotional side effects of diagnosis.

Mayo Clinic
Outlines eleven tips for coping from the Mayo Clinic.

Stanford Medicine Cancer Center
Lists practical ways for cancer patients to cope as well as advising parents how to comfort children who have been diagnosed.