Our members have expressed to us over the years how important it is to have information from a trusted source when their lives are touched by cancer. Our resource section includes general information about cancer, the treatments, side effects, and risks that one might experience, specific questions to ask the doctor, types of alternative medicine that could be useful, and help in balancing work lives with one’s cancer experience.
Please know that this information is not intended to replace information given to you by your doctor or other health care professionals. The sites and documents are simply tools to assist you during this time in your life.
- Understanding Your Cancer
This section offers information and advice about understanding your diagnosis, treatment options and living with cancer.
- Children, Teens & Families
Here you will find tips and techniques designed to help children, teens and families deal with a cancer diagnosis.
- Family & Friends
This section features resources to help understand cancer and the care family and friends will receive.
- Gilda’s at Hudson Valley Hospital Center
Gilda’s Club Westchester and Hudson Valley Hospital Center are partnering to offer emotional and social support to adults and children impacted by cancer. Here you will find updates on our programs for adults and children offered at the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center.
- Gilda's CLASS
Gilda's CLASS is designed to bring support and education beyond our clubhouse, into your school. It is a comprehensive resource that can be tailored to the needs of school communities. We offer free support and education to school professionals, students and parents.
In this section, you will find a list of organizations that serve those whose lives have been impacted by cancer.