Info Zone

People everywhere are talking about adolescents and young adults with cancer. Check out these other sites that offer a ton of cool stuff, just for you:

  • SeventyK is on a mission is to change cancer care by educating patients, families, and their healthcare providers about age-appropriate treatment and the unique needs of the adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer patient. 
  • 2BME is a site for teens with cancer. Get the scoop on the non-medical stuff you’re wondering about. From skin to hair and fitness to friends, now you can deal.
  • Group Loop is a safe place for teens with cancer and their parents to build an online community to find support, education, and hope while dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
  • I’m Too Young for This! A TIME Magazine Best 50 Website for 2007, the I’m Too Young For This! Cancer Foundation, i[2]y, is the first national, survivor-led support, research, and advocacy organization working exclusively on behalf of survivors and care providers under the age of 40.
  • Outlook: Life beyond Childhood Cancer The focus of Outlook is to address the needs of survivors of childhood cancer and their families. By providing information we hope to give survivors and their families the tools to help them become their own advocate. Aspects of Outlook, however, can be valuable to almost anyone. Within the personal stories section one can witness strength, resiliency and love for life.  Patients who are currently undergoing treatment can also find support in Outlook by seeing the faces of survivors who represent the light at the end of the tunnel.
  • Planet Cancer is a community of young adults with cancer. (You know, that age between pediatric and geriatric, where no one knows whether to give you a lollipop or have a serious talk about your fiber intake.) It’s a place to share insights, explore our fears, laugh, or even give the finger to cancer with others who just plain get it. We don’t deny the dark side of illness and death here. But we also firmly believe that laughter and light can turn up in the strangest places.
  • Spot A Spot The National Melanoma Awareness Project dedicated to melanoma awareness and research in medical schools, and middle-high schools.
  • Teens Living with Cancer is for teens with cancer that have lots of living to do! You’ll get straight information – we know what its like. All pics and stories are of real teens with cancer.
  •  The Lance Armstrong Foundation (LAF) believes that in your battle with cancer, knowledge is power and attitude is everything. Founded in 1997, by cancer survivor and cycling champion Lance Armstrong, the LAF provides the practical information and tools people living with cancer need to live strong. We serve our mission through four core program areas: Education, Advocacy, Public Health, and Research.
  • Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults provides support programs, education and resources, free of charge to benefit families and friends, who are affected by cancer, and to promote awareness and prevention of cancer.
  • Vital Options maintains an informative and user-friendly website to help connect patients, their family members and friends to gather information and resources, as well as access to The Group Room radio show Internet simulcast.