Where can I learn more about locally advanced BCC?
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Advocacy organizations not only give information, but also encouragement. There are a number of
organizations that support patients with cancer and their caregivers. The organizations listed here
support all types of cancers, including skin cancers.
The Skin Cancer Foundation
Established in 1979, the Foundation is the only global organization solely devoted to the prevention,
early detection, and treatment of skin cancer. They strive to decrease the incidence of skin cancer
through public and professional education and research. Visit the website to learn more about BCC and
American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a global grassroots force of 1.5 million volunteers dedicated to saving
lives, celebrating lives, and leading the fight for a world without cancer. From breakthrough research
to free lodging near treatment, a 24/7/365 live helpline, free rides to treatment, and convening
powerful activists to create awareness and impact, the Society is the only organization attacking cancer
from every angle.
CancerCare is the leading national organization providing free, professional support services
and information to help people manage the emotional, practical, and financial challenges of cancer.
Their services include counseling and support groups over the phone, online, and in person, educational
workshops, publications, and more.
Cancer Support Community
The Cancer Support Community is the largest professionally led nonprofit network of cancer support
worldwide. This global network is dedicated to helping all people impacted by cancer. In addition to
producing educational resources, the Cancer Support Community conducts cutting-edge research on the
psychosocial, financial, and emotional journey of cancer patients.
Skin Cancer Education and Research Foundation (SCERF)
SCERF is dedicated to fighting the epidemic of nonmelanoma skin cancer through awareness, resources, and
support. The Foundation is committed to assisting patients, their families, and their caregivers to
obtain the best care and outcomes possible, as they navigate their journey with skin cancer. Visit the
website to learn more about prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of squamous cell skin cancer and basal
The organizations listed above are independent nonprofit organizations. Their inclusion here does not imply
endorsement of LIBTAYO, Regeneron, or Sanofi Genzyme.
Maintaining a healthy mindset through meditation
Research has shown that mindfulness meditation may help patients by fostering acceptance and by creating a
comfortable acknowledgment of stressors. Below are some basic steps to help you get started in your meditation