Overview of Frankly Speaking About Cancer® Programs

The Cancer Support Community offers a number of free resources on a variety of topics through our Frankly Speaking About Cancer® series, through workshops, publications and digital content. Below is an overview of our offerings.

General Information

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Coping with the Cost of Care
A practical guide to navigating the complex challenges of managing the expenses associated with the cost of cancer care.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: New Discoveries
A program that discusses the most current innovations occurring in oncology including the newest cancer therapies available, treatments that are still being tested in clinical trials, and information on the emotional and psychological impact of cancer.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Treatments and Side Effects
An educational program designed to help people learn about cancer treatments and manage the physical side effects from treatment, as well as the emotional burden.

Cancer Specific Information

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Brain Tumors
An educational booklet for anyone who has received a brain tumor diagnosis and their loved ones. This booklet discusses treatments, side effect management, the emotional impact of a brain tumor diagnosis, and helpful tips to address these issues.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Breast Reconstruction
This program streamlines information about breast reconstruction and provides useful tools to help women speak openly with their physicians.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Liver Cancer
If you have received a primary liver cancer diagnosis, this booklet provides you with information about liver cancer, treatment options, partnering with your health care team, managing the emotional impact of a liver cancer diagnosis, and a listing of resources for support.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer
A comprehensive program that empowers people affected by lung cancer with information on treatment decision-making, side effects management, and improving quality of life during and after diagnosis.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Metastatic Breast Cancer
A program developed specifically for people diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that covers topics ranging from treatment and side effect information to quality of life issues.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Multiple Myeloma
This program was developed specifically for people living with multiple myeloma and their loved ones. Information includes treatment of multiple myeloma, potential side effect, tips on partnering with your health care team, and resources for support.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Myelofibrosis
This booklet is to help you take more control over your situation and your treatment decisions by better understanding what myelofibrosis is, how it’s diagnosed, treatments, and what you may need to manage the emotional impact of cancer. It also provides information about organizations and resources that can help you find support.


Frankly Speaking About Cancer: De Cuidador a Cuidador
Developed in partnership with Nueva Vida, Inc., this Spanish-language booklet, De Cuidador a Cuidador (From Caregiver to Caregiver), provides much-needed information for caregivers of women with breast cancer.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Support From a Distance
A caregiver empowerment booklet for people who wish to help a loved one with cancer when they live apart. It offers practical guidance, helpful care-management tools and resources for long-distance caregivers.

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Ten Tips for Caregivers
A caregiver empowerment booklet for anyone caring for someone with cancer. It shares information about how to find additional support, information, balance, and hope. It also highlights inspirational true stories from around the country.

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