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Other Resources


Cancer Chat Canada provides professionally-led online support for Canadians with Cancer. These support groups are available to Canadians with cancer, as well as their family and friends — there is no cost involved. Facilitators are experienced psychosocial oncology counsellors from all over Canada, who are trained in online facilitation.


Cancer View Canada connects Canadians to online services, information and resources. Through its collaborative tools, cancerview.ca also links people in the Canadian cancer community to each other.

U.S.A. Life Raft Group

The U.S.A. Life Raft Group website is a great source of information.

GIST Support International

GIST Support International (GSI) , is “an all-volunteer community of over 1500 people interested in [GIST] as patients, caregivers, medical personnel, and friends”.  GSI provides GIST Support Wiki, which is “a collection of useful, practical strategies of GIST patients and caregivers in living with GIST.”

There are a number of articles about the Mental Challenge of Cancer Diagnosis on the GSI website.  You will also find ideas on stress reduction & coping here.