Cancer in Adolescents

Children and Adolescents with Cancer Have Unique Needs

Young children and adolescents with cancer have physical and emotional needs that differ from those of adults with cancer.

Children with Cancer Face School-time Challenges

The first day of a new school year brings excitement, anticipation, and often jitters for many children. But for children with cancer or another long-term illness, numerous, sometimes lengthy absences from school all year round create extra challenges.