This section includes resources for teens with cancer, including websites, camps and retreats, and educational scholarships.
Beyond the Cure is a website from the National Children's Cancer Society created for survivors of childhood cancer.
CancerCare is a nonprofit organization that provides free professional counseling and educational programs to anyone affected by cancer.
CureSearch is a website from the National Childhood Cancer Foundation and the Children's Oncology Group.
I'm Too Young for This! Cancer Foundation provides information and support for young adults with cancer.
LIVESTRONG has resources on cancer survivorship.
2bMe for teens is the online component of Look Good...Feel Better for Teens.
TeensHealth provides information for all teens, including information on cancer and many other topics.
Voicing My Choices is a planning guide for adolescents and young adults to help express their thoughts about how they want to be comforted, supported, treated, and remembered.
Young Survival Coalition is an international, nonprofit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique to young women with breast cancer.
Camps and Retreats
Whether it's a summer camp, a week-long retreat, or a weekend gathering, children, adults, and families can come together to experience new adventures, find support, and learn something new about themselves. Read more about camps and retreats for families touched by cancer.
Information for School Professionals
Children in classrooms across the country are likely dealing with cancer right now, whether with a grandparent, parent, or teacher. LIVESTRONG at School free online lessons teach about cancer in a way that is age-appropriate, hopeful, inspiring and empowering. Lesson plans include educational standards, clear learning objectives, engaging videos, extension activities, a section to check for understanding on what has been learned, and ways that students can get involved.
This list contains links to educational scholarships for teenage cancer survivors. For the most current information, please contact the organization sponsoring the scholarship for additional details.
American Cancer Society: Some regional divisions of the ACS offer scholarships for childhood cancer survivors. Contact the ACS to learn about the programs available in your state.
Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation Scholarship Program: For brain tumor survivors
The Stephen T. Marchello Scholarship Foundation: For residents of Colorado and Montana
If your organization offers scholarships for teens with cancer, please call 888-651-3038 or send an e-mail message to firstname.lastname@example.org.