Young Adults Online Resources
Look Good.... Feel Better program for teens. A non-medical public service program to help teens ages 13-17 who have cancer deal with the possible appearance-related, social and nutritional side effects of treatment.
Critical Mass is a community-empowered advocacy organization with a mission to transform the care and treatment of young adults with cancer.
First Descents strives to become the leader in innovative camps supporting young adults with cancer. Using kayaking, extreme sports and professional athletes, First Descents offers young adults with cancer outdoor experiences that will forever change their lives.
Innovative and groundbreaking program created by The Wellness Community to provide online support for teens with cancer and their parents. Valuable information and resources is also available for teens with cancer.
Stupid Cancer supports a global network of patients, survivors, caregivers, providers and advocates to ensure that no one affected by young adult cancer go unaware of the age-appropriate resources they are entitled to so they can get busy living.
LiveStrong Lance Armstrong Foundation
The Lance Armstrong Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Austin, Texas. Founded in 1997 by cancer survivor and champion cyclist, Lance Armstrong, the LAF inspires and empowers people with cancer.
The SAMFund is a unique non-profit organization created to assist young adult survivors of cancer with a successful transition into their post-treatment life, by providing financial support through the distribution of grants and scholarships.
SuperSibs! provides services free of charge to honor, support and recognize brothers and sisters of children, teens and young adults with cancer. As a national nonprofit organization, Supersibs! brings age appropriate comfort and care (via mail, internet and at hospital picnics, parties and cancer related events) to these "shadow" siblings in the U.S. and Canada between the ages of 4-19. In addition, SuperSibs! offers college scholarships to High School Senior SIBLINGS of children with cancer. To make a referral, go to http://www.supersibs.org/ or call 866-444-SIBS (7427).
Teens Living with Cancer
Website for teens living with cancer that offers cancer facts, emotional support, useful links and discussion boards.
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
Ulman Cancer Fund focuses on how cancer affects young adults, offers scholarships, community grants, advocacy services and a guidebook.
Teen Impact, Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Program
Teen Impact is a program at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles for teens with cancer or other blood diseases. We're open to teens from any part of the country - even if you're not getting treated at Childrens Hospital LA. Teen Impact gives teens with cancer a chance to make new friends, share life experiences and participate in fun activities. The teens and young adults who participate in Teen Impact go to school, have jobs, plan and prepare for a promising future, and most importantly enjoy life.