Cancer patients and survivors should consider this list of scholarship opportunities. Look for one that might be a fit for you.
The Resource Guide for Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Cancer offers important resources that may be helpful to adolescent and young adult (AYA) survivors of cancer.
For Parents and Caregivers
This childhood cancer infographic was designed by the Cancer Center at CHOP to describe challenges facing pediatric cancer researchers, doctors and patients.
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has one of the best fertility preservation programs in pediatric oncology, offering choices for teenagers and young women as well as girls who have not yet experienced puberty.
While preserving fertility is an important topic for families to discuss before cancer treatment begins, it can also lead to some uncomfortable conversations.
The American Childhood Cancer Organization® is the largest publisher and distributor of free childhood cancer books in the country.
It awards college scholarships to childhood cancer survivors who have demonstrated the ability to overcome the difficult challenges of cancer with determination and motivation.
Cancer Hope Network provides free and confidential one-on-one emotional support to cancer patients, their caregivers, and their family members.
The Cancer Survivors Network of the American Cancer Society offers discussion boards and chatrooms where you can meet your CSN "neighbors" and develop friendships.
Its mission is to improve the treatment, quality of life and the long-term outlook of children with brain tumors through research, support, education, and advocacy to families and survivors.
Critical Mass is a coalition of organizations which have the collective goal to improve survival rates and quality of life for young adults with cancer.
CureSearch for Children's Cancer contains a wealth of information on diagnosis and treatment of childhood cancer and the late effects of cancer therapy. CureSearch provides educational and coping resources to families affected by childhood cancer.
Offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis.
Is a one-on-one cancer support service that connects a person fighting cancer with a survivor who has beaten the same type of cancer.
Learn about the potential late effects of pediatric cancer treatment, including their screening and management.
The National Brain Tumor Society is committed to moving research toward new treatments, fighting for policies that improve lives, and providing information and resources.
The mission of the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship is to advocate for quality cancer care for all people touched by cancer.
Planet Cancer is an online community for people in their 20s and 30s with cancer.
Prepare to Live is the only nonprofit, charitable organization founded and managed by cancer survivors, dedicated to using the power of the Web and documentary-style filmmaking.
Starbright World is an online social network for teens with chronic and life-threatening illnesses and their siblings.
The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania offers a comprehensive program for survivors who had cancer as children and are now adults.
This guide addresses the way that the surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy used to cure childhood cancers can affect growing bodies and developing minds.