The CAR T-Cell Therapy Clinical Journey Guide
There are hundreds of free or discounted services for those being treated for cancer and their families. This page shows only a fraction of them. We encourage you to reach out to patient organisations for help. Most list resources on their websites and all have helplines where you can request individual assistance.
The resources here are divided into the following sections:
Apps Providing Help Along the Journey
Calm is the #1 app for sleep and meditation. Join the millions experiencing better sleep, lower stress and less anxiety.
Sonic Meditation: A tool for quick bursts of mindfulness and anxiety relief. It can be used to relax, focus the mind or filter out unwanted distractions like pain or negative thoughts.
Loaded with meditation courses, sleep programmes and movement practices. This is an expensive option, but their free trial may be useful as an introduction to mindfulness practices.
A free library of 60,000 meditations, music selections and inspirational talks. Paid services, including meditation courses, are also available.
A free, scientifically based anxiety tool based on a type of therapy called Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The interactive tool guides users to look at anxiety-producing thoughts in a healthier way.
Pause: Daily Mindfulness
A variety of short sessions that help you relax and shift your focus away from distressing thoughts.
Rebalance with Mindfulness
A guided, 4 step process to combat stress by reconnecting the mind and body.
1. Diaphragmatic breathing*: A type of breathing exercise that reduces the stress response and brings your nervous system back into balance.
2. Mindful body scan: Emotions can appear as physical sensations. By developing an awareness of how your body feels, you can learn to regulate your emotions better.
3. Labelling emotions and sensations: Labelling emotions reduces their intensity.
4. Allowing: The practice of allowing our sensations and emotions to exist without trying to change them or react to them. The app helps you choose how to respond to your emotions.
These apps are available on the App Store or Google Play: