Helpful Links

RESOURCES AND SUPPORT
Information about bladder cancer, its symptoms and treatment options:

American Cancer Society
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/CRI/CRI_2x.asp?sitearea=LRN&dt=44

American Society for Clinical Oncology
http://www.cancer.net/patient/Cancer+Types/Bladder+Cancer

Urology Care Foundation (The Official Foundation of the American Urological Association)
http://www.urologyhealth.org/

National Cancer Institute
http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/bladder

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
http://www.nccn.com/

H.E.A.L Well Nutrition Guide
http://meals-to-heal.com/nutrition-guide/

Bladder Cancer Webcafe
http://www.blcwebcafe.org/

American Physical Therapy Association
(Pelvic floor physical therapy – search under “Women’s health”. Men can use this too but need to ask if the practitioner also treats men.)
http://www.apta.org/apta/findapt/index.aspx?navID=10737422525

Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society
http://www.wocn.org/


Support Services for Cancer Survivors:

Cancer Care
http://www.cancercare.org/

Cancer Support Community
http://www.cancersupportcommunity.org/

Bladder Cancer Canada
http://www.bladdercancercanada.org

Firefighters Cancer Support Network

http://www.fcsn.net/

The Livestrong Foundation
http://www.livestrong.org/

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
http://www.canceradvocacy.org/

Patient Advocate Foundation
http://www.patientadvocate.org/ 

Resource Guide for College Students Living with Chronic Health Issues
http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/chronic-health-issues/

Smith Farm Center for Healing and the Arts
http://www.smithfarm.com/

United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc.
www.uoaa.org

National Cancer Institute Office of Cancer Survivorship
http://cancercontrol.cancer.gov/ocs/

Recommended Reading:
The Guide to Living with Bladder Cancer, Mark P. Schoenberg, M.D.
100 Questions & Answers About Bladder Cancer, Pamela Ellsworth, MD., Brett Carswell, M.D.
The Total Cancer Wellness Guide; Reclaiming Your Life After Diagnosis, The Wellness Community
AfterShock—What To Do When the Doctor Gives You – or Someone You Love—a Devastating Diagnosis, Jessie Gruman, PhD.

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