Resources

A diagnosis of cancer can lead to all sorts of questions, concerns and confusion. As an organization dedicated to helping all those facing such challenges, we’ve had the opportunity to review literally hundreds of resources that are readily available online. Here are some of the best. We’ve partnered to provide programming with some, and others provide additional resources.

Camp Luther

Camp Luther provides a host of programs for children and youth, families, and adults. It is the home of our Summer Camp Angel, Angel Adventures, and Winter Camp Hozhoni

 

 

Camp Manito-wish YMCA is the home of our Summer Camp Teen Angel and also our Winter Camp Angel. Camp Manito-Wish has been providing outstanding camp and wilderness tripping experiences for boys and girls ages 10-18.

 

 

Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells is billed as “America’s Largest Waterpark” and is the home of our Healing Angels program.

 

 

The Wintergreen Hotel & Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells is home to our Angel Care Retreats.

 

 

WRJO Radio, along with on-air personalities Mike Wolf and Amy Linnett, co-sponsor the annual Original Northwoods Polar Bear Plunge and Pledge-A-Thon.

 

 

The Wisconsin Lions Camp is dedicated to providing a quality camping experience free-of-charge to eligible Wisconsin residents who are Blind or visually impaired, Deaf or Hard of Hearing, youth with mild cognitive disabilities and youth with diabetes.

Summer Camp Hozhoni weekend is held at the Wisconsin Lions Camp the weekend after Labor Day each year.

 

 

Badger Childhood Cancer Network’s mission is to educate, support, serve and advocate for children with cancer, their families, survivors of childhood cancer and the professionals who care for them.

Our Goal is to provide appropriate support to children with cancer and blood disorders and their families, from diagnosis to the end of treatment, into survivorship or through bereavement.

 

 

Families of Children With Cancer was founded on the belief that when a child is sick, the entire family is affected. Their support focuses on the individual child along with the family.

Support is offered in times of need – at diagnosis, before surgery, during hospitalization, upon relapse, as death approaches, as a child is taken off treatment and as a cured child makes his or her way to adulthood.

 

 

Summer Camp Angel and Camp Teen Angel are privileged to hoist anchor and set sail with Captain Steve and  Steve-O of Pirates-Hideaway in Eagle River. The pirates serve up an incredible adventure for our campers aboard their remarkable pirate ship.

Eagle River Pirates Facebook Page

 

 

Cancer often affects more than the patient’s physical health. In addition to the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies available anywhere, Aspirus Regional Cancer Center at Aspirus Wausau Hospital addresses each person’s emotional social and spiritual needs.

 

 

ThedaCare is a community-owned, non-profit, charitable organization that serves northeastern Wisconsin and has grown to become the third largest healthcare organization in the state.

 

 

A vibrant community established by people just like you whose lives have been touched by cancer. You’ll find strength and inspiration from our personal stories, discussions and expressions of caring.

 

 

Gilda’s Club Madison creates a community of free emotional support, education, and hope for children and adults with any cancer diagnosis and those who care about them. All programs are offered at no cost.

Online Cancer Guide is a comprehensive resource providing complete information on various types of cancers. The site also gathers knowledge about the causes of these cancers, symptoms, and details various treatment methods.

 

 

St. Baldrick’s began as a casual conversation between friends and has exploded into the world’s biggest volunteer-driven fundraising program for childhood cancer! Their signature head-shaving events have taken place in 10 countries and 42 US states, and raised over $20 million.

 

 

Stillwaters is a community for persons with cancer and those who love them. Stillwaters nurtures, supports and encourages healing of the whole person; mind, body and spirit. Their professional, compassionate counseling and support are offered at no cost to cancer patients, survivors, families, caregivers and others.

 

 

 

SuperSibs! works tirelessly to help change the culture of pediatric oncology to ensure that sibling support is integrated into all aspects of care.

 

 

The Breast Cancer Site helps fund mammograms for women in need through donations, sales from their online store, and by inviting visitors to click a button on their site daily that causes the page’s sponsors make a donation for each click.

 

 

The Diet Channel is a dynamic Internet community that provides information and support for dieters and health conscious individuals.

 

 

The Leukemia-Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education, and patient services.

 

 

The Wisconsin Cancer Council is a coalition of over 60 organizations dedicated to the development and coordination of a comprehensive cancer control program in Wisconsin. Its members include public health agencies, professional societies, treatment centers, voluntary organizations, patient advocacy groups, and more.

Joe’s House is an online nation-wide lodging resource for cancer patients and their families who must travel away from home for medical treatment. Our website lists cancer treatment centers and hospitals across the country with nearby lodging facilities that offer a discount.

 

 

The National Patient Travel Center provides information about all forms of charitable, long-distance medical transportation and provides referrals to all appropriate sources of help available in the national charitable medical transportation network.

The purpose of the National Patient Travel Center is to ensure that no financially-needy patient is denied access to distant specialized medical evaluation, diagnosis or treatment for lack of a means of long-distance medical transportation

 

 

 

Kids Konnected’s mission is to provide friendship, understanding, education, and support for the children who have a parent with cancer, or have lost a parent to cancer. Kids helping Kids is what they’re all about.

 

 

This website is an international resource for obituaries and digital guest books that gives friends and family a place to share memories, express condolences and honor the life and legacy of a friend or family member.

 

 

The Mesothelioma Cancer Center offers the most comprehensive and updated information on asbestos exposure and mesothelioma including what to do if you have received a mesothelioma prognosis.

 

 

The National Cancer Institute has two helpful online resources for families facing a cancer diagnosis. You can also request a free print copy of the guides by clicking on the links below.

When your sibling has cancer guide
When your parent has cancer guide for teens

 

 

 

This website is packed with Information on cancer with expert information on their causes, symptoms, risk factors and treatment procedures.

 

 

 

Chemocare.com is a website designed to provide the latest information about chemotherapy to patients and their families, caregivers and friends.

 

 

Choose Hope offers a wide selection of services and cancer gift items for patients and their families. A large portion of all profits will benefit cancer research and services.

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