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.

Other national organizations and websites*

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

Stupid Cancer
Website: www.stupidcancer.org

    A social networking organization for teen and young adult cancer survivors (ages 15 to 39 years old) and their caregivers that offers support to help improve quality of life

13thirty Cancer Connect
Website: www.13thirty.org

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

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

National Comprehensive Cancer Network
NCCN Guidelines for Patients: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults
Website: www.nccn.org/patients/guidelines/aya/index.html

    Offers a comprehensive booklet designed to help teens and young adults understand what’s happening and to get the support they need, including the best possible cancer treatment

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

*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: 08/15/2016
Last Revised: 09/29/2016