Among them are: Patient navigators and Social workers.

Patient navigators and social workers are available to you and your family to discuss any concerns you may have about your diagnosis and treatment or your personal situation.

lung (1.61 million, 12.7% of the total), breast (1.38 million, 10.9%)." The same website states that, "..2030, there will be almost 21.4 million new cases [of cancer] diagnosed annually..." Other types of cancer such as, thyroid, melanoma (skin cancer) ovarian, bladder and brain cancer are not as common, but are often just as severe and life-threatening.

The bottom line is, cancer is a disease that knows no boundaries, can strike anyone at anytime, and is always to be taken seriously.

Perhaps you are looking for a supportive shoulder to lean on when you need it most.

This cancer peer support society offers you not only a Cancer Chat Room, but cancer forums and a cancer social network where you can begin to meet, greet share and support with others.

Celebrities such as the late Dana Reeve, for example, were diagnosed with lung cancer after having never smoked cigarettes.

Whatever the cause, however, no one deserves this life-altering possibly fatal disease, and everyone who has been sadly diagnosed with it deserves a caring and friendly support network; which is why turned to other websites such as, cancer.gov, "..out of two men and women will be diagnosed with some form of cancer during their lifetime." There are more than 30 types of cancer possible today, the most commonly diagnosed being, "...welcomes you to this cancer support community and we hope that you utilize our Cancer Chat Room, cancer forums, and our cancer social network to begin to offer and receive caring support from peers around the globe.Unfortunately, cancer is the leading cause of death for all people, regardless of race, gender, socioeconomic class and age.You'll also find analysis and comment on health and cancer policy.After receiving a diagnosis of cancer, it is normal to feel overwhelmed and stressed.Family members also are influenced by the ongoing health changes of a loved one with cancer.