Here are some websites that may be helpful to young adults with cancer:
Probably the best Internet resource for 18-30+ year-olds. Online support, professional medical access, advice, humor (irreverent as appropriate). Hosts weekend retreats in central Texas.
General information for young adults with cancer. Offers college scholarships to those with or who had cancer.
Founder Selma Schimmel started Vital Options as one of the first organizations to support young adults with cancer. Listen online to The Group Room®, a nationally syndicated radio call-in talk show about cancer.
The Livestrong Foundation's mission is to "enhance the quality of survival of those diagnosed with cancer," through support programs, survivorship resources, advocacy and clinical research. Livestrong Foundation provides educational programs that address
the physical, emotional, and practical needs of cancer survivors.
This is a unique non-profit organization created to assist young adult survivors of cancer with a successful transition into their post-treatment life by providing financial support through the distribution of grants and scholarships.
Through a comprehensive website, free publications, career coaching, and a series of support groups and educational seminars for employees with cancer and their health care providers and co-workers, Cancer and Careers strives to eliminate fear
and uncertainty for working people with cancer.
CancerCare is a national non-profit organization that provides free professional support services to anyone affected by cancer: people with cancer, caregivers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. They have a section (under "Cancer Care services")
for young adults.
This site has at least two relevant chat rooms: adult survivors of childhood cancer and young cancer survivors.
A comprehensive fertility preservation resource for patients whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
Critical Mass is an advocacy organization dedicated to transforming the care and treatment of young adults with cancer. Their Mission Control portal is a one-stop shop for young adult resources and services.
This organization provides free one-on-one support for cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers.
Stupid Cancer is a non-profit organization whose mission is to "ensure that no one affected by young adult cancer goes unaware of the age-appropriate resources they are entitled to." Their website is fun, interactive, and provides a wealth of young adult
resources and information according to the type of help you are seeking.
This program offers free and fun outdoor adventure experiences throughout the country to young adults with cancer.
A list of resources to help students with cancer and survivors succeed in school.