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Links for Young Patients

Link to sites listed in the table below to access information and services relevant to young people with cancer.  For additional useful links not specific to young people, see our general LINKS page.

Social Support, Information
Planet Cancera community of young adults with cancer
NCI Factsheetfacts about childhood and adolescent cancer from National Cancer Insitute
booklet for sibsNCI booklet "When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer"
SuperSibssite for brothers and sisters of children with cancer
I'm Too Young For Thisglobal support community for young adults affected by cancer
Fertile HOPEhelping cancer patients faced with infertility
Candlelightersinformation and advocacy for young people with cancer
Group Loopa talk site for teenage cancer patients
Care Pagescreate a webpage to update friends about your patient
CaringBridgecreate a webpage to pdate friends about your patient
Financial Assistance Links
First Hand Foundationhelps children worldwide with health needs when insurance and other financial resources have been exhausted
Bear Necessities Pediatric Cancer Foundationeases the burdens of the families of pediatric cancer patients through assistance with some of their immediate needs
Foundation for Children with CancerProvides direct financial support for necessities such as mortgage payments, insurance premiums and utility bills.
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adultssupport groups, college scholarships, resources



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