Cancer in Adolescents

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Additional resources for cancer in adolescents

More information from your American Cancer Society

We have a lot more information that you might find helpful. Explore www.cancer.org or call our National Cancer Information Center toll-free number, 1-800-227-2345. We’re here to help you any time, day or night.

Books from your American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society also has books that you might find helpful. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit our bookstore online at cancer.org/bookstore to find out about costs or to place an order:

National organizations and websites*

Along with the American Cancer Society, other sources of information and support include:

National Cancer Institute
Toll-free number: 1-800-422-6237
TTY: 1-800-332-8615
Website: www.cancer.gov

    Provides accurate, up-to-date information about cancer to patients and their families, including clinical trials information

Stupid Cancer
Website: www.stupidcancer.org

    A social networking organization for young adult cancer survivors (ages 15 to 40 years old) and their caregivers that offers support to help improve quality of life for young adults affected by cancer

Teens Living with Cancer
Website: www.teenslivingwithcancer.org

    Dedicated to teens coping with a cancer diagnosis and treatment, this online resource focuses on teen issues and provides resources to support teens, their families, and friends

2bMe
Website: www.2bme.org/2bMe.html

    Provides information on a wide range of appearance-related, social, and nutritional side effects of treatment for teens (ages 13 through 17) with cancer

Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance
Phone number: 1-512-553-3556
Website: www.criticalmass.org

    Has information on the unique needs of adolescents and young adults with cancer, as well as advocacy information and opportunities

Fertile Hope
Toll-free number: 1-888-994-4673
Website: www.fertilehope.org

    Provides information on having children in the future to cancer patients whose medical treatments raise the risk of infertility; also offers “Live:On,” a use-at-home sperm banking kit

*Inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

No matter who you are, we can help. Contact us anytime, day or night, for information and support. Call us at 1-800-227-2345 or visit www.cancer.org .


Last Medical Review: 02/13/2014
Last Revised: 02/13/2014