GOLDEN VALLY, Minn. - After being diagnosed with Stage IV Hodgkin’s Disease in 1998 Randy Shaver underwent treatment for five months and went into remission. He created the Randy Shaver Cancer Research and Community Fund in 2003 to support the cancer community in Minnesota by funding research, prevention, treatment and other programs relating to the cancer community’s needs.

There are many online resources for cancer patients and caregivers. Here are just a few to get you started:

The American Cancer Society Minnesota has hundreds of resources and information about different kinds of cancers, caregiver resources, insurance information, preventative measures and more. They also have a cancer helpline at 1-800-227-2345.

American Cancer Society Info for Caregivers

American Cancer Society Caregiver Resource Guide

American Cancer Society Cancer Screening Guidelines

Zero: The End of Prostate Cancer

Prostate Cancer Foundation

National Cancer Institute: Prostate Cancer

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Minnesota Chapter

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) Patient Support Programs

LLS Suggested Reading

LLS Financial Support

National Cancer Institute

National Cancer Institute Resources for Patients

National Cancer Institute Resources for Caregivers

National Cancer Institute Coping for Cancer