Resources and information for parents of children with cancer . . . by parents of children with cancer.

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Support for Teens/Young Adults

Below are links to the numerous teen web sites and support groups that come to the attention of online listmembers.

Please also note the page in the treatment section on Teen Cancer Care, covering the issues of teen treatment at pediatric or adult oncology centers.

The Samfund

Support and resources for young adult cancer survivors who are struggling financially.


Information and support for adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer.

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

The Ulman Cancer Fund provides support for families of teens with cancer. Resources, information, scholarship, discussion groups, more.

Stupid Cancer

"Our mission is to empower those impacted by young adult cancer and improve health outcomes for the young adult cancer community."

Critical Mass

The Young Adult Cancer Alliance. Treatment, survivorship, advocacy.

Teenage Cancer Trust

Based in London, Teenage Cancer Trust is an organization dedicated to helping teens with cancer.

The Group Loop

Support, information, discussion groups, online support groups, and more for teens with cancer.

First Descents

First Descents provides life-changing outdoor adventures for young adults (ages 18-39) impacted by cancer.

Young Survival Coalition

The Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier international, nonprofit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women and breast cancer.

YACC: Young Adult Cancer Canada

A place where young adults dealing with cancer can connect. Articles, news, blogs, discussions, forums, newsletter, and more.


This site has a section for young adults.

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