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Information and Expertise to Support You in Your Cancer Journey
At Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee, we provide access to a wide range of educational resources. In addition to having dedicated research specialists on staff, we maintain a comprehensive and current lending library; it's home to hundreds of books, brochures and other materials on a variety of topics, including:
Parenting and caregiving through cancer
Managing side effects
Coping with the cost of care and working with cancer
Survivorship and post-treatment
Death, dying, grief and loss
Mindy-body health and wellness
Cooking and nutrition
Inspirational and spiritual
As an affiliate of Cancer Support Community, Gilda's Club Middle Tennessee members also have access to a free cancer support hotline, as well as publications and podcasts, such as Frankly Speaking About Cancer. Learn more in the chart below.
Cancer Support Community's CancerEd Online is an interactive educational program for cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers. CancerEd Online Quick Guides cover what you need to know about topics like self-advocacy, new ways of managing cancer care and precision medicine. Most quick guides last 5-10 minutes.
Cancer Support Community's Cancer Support Helpline provides access to licensed counselors who are ready to listen and offer guidance, as well as connect individuals touched by cancer to the various resources they may need.
Cancer Support Community's Frankly Speaking About Cancer® (FSAC) is Cancer Support Community’s landmark cancer education series that provides trusted information on a variety of topics important to those affected by cancer. FSAC provides innovative health education through print and digital publications, e-learning courses, online materials, webinars, in-person workshops, and a weekly radio show.
Hosted by Cancer Support Community CEO Kim Thiboldeaux, the Frankly Speaking About Cancer® (FSAC) is a weekly broadcast that empowers listeners to live well with cancer.
When a Parent has Cancer: A guide for caring for your children
by Wendy Schlessel Harpham, M.D.
A Tiny Boat at Sea
by Zetta Smith
Cancer in the Family: Helping Children Cope with a Parent's Illness
by Sue Heiney, Joan Hemann, Katherine Bruss and Joy Fincannon
Can I Kiss You? Answering Your Children's Questions About Cancer
by Neil Russell and Healh Communications Inc.
There’s So Much More to Wear than Hair
by Sarah Kravchuk
Henry and the White Wolf
by Tim Karu
by Joyce C Mills
Our Family Has Cancer, Too
by Christine Clifford
You and Your Cancer: A Child's Guide
by Lynda Cranston, Chantal LeBlanc, Maria Restivo, and Ronald Barr
A Mom of Many Hats
by Debbie Fink, Lisa Perea Hane, Caroline Smith Heming
When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens
by National Cancer Institute
Benito, You Can Do It! (in Spanish)
by Alan Quiñonez
Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel
by Diana Lopez
It’s Okay to Be Different
by Todd Parr
The Gas We Pass
by Shinta Cho
by Taro Gomi
Germs Make Me Sick
by Melvin Berger
The Invisible String
by Patrice Karst
Let’s Talk about Feeling Afraid
by Joy Berry
Let My Colors Out
by C. Filigenzi
The I'm Not Scared Book
by Todd Parr
Grief and Loss:
Forever Hellos, Hard Good-Byes
by Axel Dahlberg
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf
by Leo Buscaglia
by Joyce C. Mills
I Miss You: a First Look at Death
by Pat Thomas