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 provides a host of programs for children and youth, families, and adults. It is the home of our July Camp Angel Summer Retreat.
Camp Manito-Wish YMCA
Camp Manito-wish YMCA is the home of our Summer and Fall 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.
Camp Angel and Camp Teen Angel, one-of-a-kind cancer support camps, are each offered twice a year through the co-partnership of Angel On My Shoulder and Marshfield Clinic.
WRJO 94.5 FM Oldies
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.
Wilderness Hotel and Golf Resort
Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells is billed as “America’s Largest Waterpark” and is the home of our Healing Angels program.
Wintergreen Hotel & Conference Center
The Wintergreen Hotel & Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells is home to our Angel Care Retreats.
Wisconsin Cancer Council
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.
Other Trusted Resources
Aspirus Regional Cancer Center
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.
American Cancer Society
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.
Cancer Information Guide
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.
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.
National Cancer Institute
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
Online Cancer Guide
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.
Radiant Hope is about bringing people together to understand the impact we can have on an individual’s life.
Shaving the Way to Conquer Kids’ Cancer
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
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
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.
Eagle River Pirates
Eagle River Pirates – Facebook
Summer Camp Angel and Camp Teen Angel are Priveleged to hoist anchor and set sail with Captain Steve and the Quartermaster Steve-O of Pirates-Hideaway in Eagle River. The pirates serve up an incredible adventure for our campers aboard their remarkable pirate ship.