To learn more

National organizations and websites*

Cancer Really Sucks
Website: www.cancerreallysucks.org

    A monitored, online resource designed for teens by teens who have loved ones facing cancer

CancerCare
Phone number: 212-712-8848
Website: www.cancercare.org

    Offers “Pillow Talk,” a care package to help families better communicate with each other and feel more comfortable talking about cancer.

    Children’s Treehouse Foundation

Website: www.childrenstreehousefdn.org

    Website includes resources and locations of support programs for children whose parents have cancer.

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

*Inclusion on these lists does not imply endorsement by the American Cancer Society.

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Last Revised: December 12, 2014

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