UPDATED - Resources - Stories, Blogs, Books, Apps and more...

Updated: Oct 1, 2020

A collection of websites, blogs, books, podcasts, websites and references I found helpful enough to recommend;


Breast Cancer Survivor Stories

Surviving Breast Cancer - https://www.survivingbreastcancer.org/survivorstories

Facing Cancer Together - https://lgfb.ca/en/resources/facing-cancer-together/

BRCA Strong - http://brcastrong.org/2020/08/16/breast-cancer-and-beyond-story/

Canadian Cancer Society - https://www.cancer.ca/en/about-us/our-stories/?region=on


Parenting through a diagnosis

How A Child Understands Cancer - https://www.cancer.net/coping-with-cancer/talking-with-family-and-friends/how-child-understands-cancer

Tips for Talking to Kids -https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Facts_for_Families/FFF-Guide/When-a-Parent-Has-Cancer-Tips-for-Talking-to-Kids-117.aspx

How to tell a child that a parent has cancer - https://www.cancer.org/treatment/children-and-cancer/when-a-family-member-has-cancer/dealing-with-diagnosis/how-to-tell-children.html

Talking to Children When A Loved One Has Cancer - https://www.cancercare.org/publications/22-talking_to_children_when_a_loved_one_has_cancer


Inspiration and Positivity

Positive Quotes for Cancer Fighters - https://momsplanitvacationblog.com/breast-cancer/35-positive-quotes-for-breast-cancer-fighters/

How Women With Breast Cancer Stay Positive https://www.self.com/video/watch/how-women-with-breast-cancer-stay-positive


Blogs

My Cancer Chic - https://www.mycancerchic.com/

The Big Scary 'C' word - https://thebigscarycword.wordpress.com/

Let Life Happen http://www.letlifehappen.com/

Take that breast cancer - https://www.takethatbreastcancer.com/

Laura through the lens - https://www.laurathroughthelens.com/

Business Women and Breast Cancer Survivor - https://boobs2boardroom.co.za/


Hair Re-Growth

https://www.healthline.com/health/cancer-hair-loss-chemo-recovery-pictures

18 Best Very Short Haircuts for Women This Year - https://www.latest-hairstyles.com/short/super-short-haircuts.html#17

Hair Growth After Chemo - https://www.headcovers.com/resources/chemo-and-cancer/hair-growth-after-chemo/

Look Good Feel Better - https://lgfb.ca/en/


Support for Young Women with Cancer

Pink Pearl Canada - https://pinkpearlcanada.org/

Rethink Breast Cancer - https://rethinkbreastcancer.com/

Young Adult Cancer Canada - https://youngadultcancer.ca/

Canadian Cancer Society - https://www.cancer.ca/en/?region=on


How to help a cancer patient

What not to say to a breast cancer patient https://www.fredhutch.org/en/news/center-news/2014/10/what-not-say-breast-cancer-patient.html

Caregivers survival guide - https://www.womansday.com/relationships/family-friends/a5561/the-caregivers-survival-guide-115435/

Rock the caregiver role - https://blogs.oncolink.org/2016/11/15-ways-rock-cancer-caregiving/


Sharing information with your doctor

https://medivizor.com/blog/2014/07/22/9-tips-sharing-information-doctor/


Books

Dear Friend

Michelle Obama Becoming workbook


Podcasts

You Me and The Big C

HPX


Facebook groups

Rethink

Pink Pearl

Sex after breast cancer


Apps

BC Healthline

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