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Watch the "Moving Forward" video series for young adults from ASCO and the LIVESTRONG Foundation, adapted from this content.
Cancer in teens is not as common as cancer in adults. However, doctors are learning that cancer in teens is a different disease than it is in adults and may require different treatment.
Learn about cancer and the most common types of cancer that occur in teens.
Find practical information about cancer, such as what to do after a diagnosis, how to talk with the doctors and nurses, and how to find help and support.
Find out how cancer can affect relationships with family and friends and how to cope with changes at school.
Find information about cancer treatment, clinical trials, and questions to ask the doctor about treatment.
Learn how cancer can affect the body, body image, fertility, and reproductive health.
Learn more about being a cancer survivor, including keeping track of health records, coping after cancer, and returning to school after cancer.
Summer camps, weeklong retreats, or weekend gatherings can be a wonderful way for children, adults, and families to come together to experience new adventures, find support, and learn something new about themselves.
Find websites for teens with cancer, a listing of camps and retreats for families and children touched by cancer, and a listing of educational scholarships available to teens with cancer.