Many organizations offer information for families coping with cancer. We’ve gathered the following resources to help you:
- An overview of OHSU and OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital resources
- Guides for families caring for children with cancer
- Links to national groups that offer information and support
- Glossaries of common cancer terms
OHSU and Doernbecher resources
- Cancer resources at OHSU and in the community
- Care for children and teens with brain and spinal cord tumors
- Pediatric brain tumors: Resources for patients and families
- Bone marrow/stem cell transplant and immunotherapy: Resources for patients and families
- Childhood Cancer Survivorship Program
- Life After Cancer: Survivorship FAQ
- Bridges Program (pediatric palliative care)
- Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program
- Physical side effects of cancer
- Social and emotional side effects of cancer
- Lodging for patients and families
- Additional Doernbecher services
- Children with Cancer: A Guide for Parents, National Cancer Institute
- When Your Brother or Sister has Cancer: A Guide for Teens, National Cancer Institute
- Resources for Caregivers and Family, American Cancer Society
- Late Effects of Childhood Cancer Treatment, American Cancer Society
- Family Handbook, Children’s Oncology Group
- American Childhood Cancer Association (support groups and resources)
- The National Children’s Cancer Society (education, financial support and survivorship information)
- Be the Match; the National Marrow Donor Program (transplant patient and family support)
- CancerCare (support groups, counseling, education, financial assistance)
- Triage Cancer (education on practical and legal issues)
Call 503-346-0640 to:
- Request an appointment.
- Seek a second opinion.
- Ask questions.
Doernbecher’s in-hospital school serves more than 100 kids with cancer each year. In June, the teachers celebrate their success.