Join our Facebook group to connect with other people affected by head and neck cancer. The group is supportive, kind and caring. https://www.facebook.com/groups/847365628784761/1116643898523598
There are a range of articles which may be of use to you below.
We recommend you access this reputable resource from which explains the types of treatment available. https://www.cancer.net/cancer-types/head-and-neck-cancer/types-treatment
Canterbury District Health Board in conjunction with the Cancer Society have produced an excellent series of information sheets on Head an Neck Cancer.
A useful resource which explains the psychological effects of a cancer diagnosis. http://headandneck.org.nz/news/the-psychological-effects-of-a-cancer-diagnosis
Some help for those who are applying for assistance for the Department of Social Development http://headandneck.org.nz/news/good-news-for-those-employees-in-treatment-for-cancer
A tool to help you create your own head and neck cancer guide. http://headandneck.org.nz/just-diagnosed/create-you-own-head-and-neck-cancer-guide
Advice on contacting your nearest Cancer Society for help and advice. http://headandneck.org.nz/just-diagnosed/the-cancer-society-is-there-for-you
Some support on managing relationships after diagnosis with cancer. http://headandneck.org.nz/managing-relationships/managing-relationships
Beyond Five is a charity providing excellent resources to people with head and neck cancer. http://headandneck.org.nz/just-diagnosed/beyond-five-quality-resources-you-can-rely-on
International Organisations you may find of value
- Oral Cancer Foundation http://oralcancerfoundation.org/
- SPHONC https://www.spohnc.org/
- American Cancer Society https://csn.cancer.org/forum/
- Canadian Cancer Society http://
- MacMillan UK https://community.macmillan.
- Inspire-Head and Neck Cancer Alliance https://www.inspire.com/
- Cancer Compass https://cancercompass.com/