Young Adult Patient/Survivor Groups

The Sam Fund

LINK - "assist(s) cancer survivors in the United States between the ages of 17 and 35 with their transition into a successful post-treatment life".

Cancer Care

LINK to Young Adult Archives section

I'm Too Young for This

LINK to org with links to groups for young adults

Planet Cancer

LINK to a "community for young adults with cancer"

Group Loop

LINK to online info, chats & more for teens, sponsored by Amgen, a pharmaceutical co.

First Descents

LINK to "innovative camps supporting young adults with cancer. Using kayaking, extreme sports and professional athletes, First Descents offers young adults with cancer outdoor experiences that will forever change their lives".

Next Step

LINK to group offering "Support along the path for teens and young adults dealing w/cancer and blood disease"

Cancer for College

LINK "MISSION: To provide hope and inspiration to those who have battled cancer, Cancer for College awards college scholarships to current & former cancer patients".

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

LINK: " enhance lives by supporting, educating & connecting young adults, & their loved ones, affected by cancer"

Realtime Cancer (Canada)

LINK to "where young adults dealing with cancer can connect, "share their sh*t" & support one another. If you're used to people who are understanding, but not having people understand, this place was made for you"

Cancer in Young Adults (teens and early 20s)

LINK - variety of articles & other links

I Had Cancer

LINK: "Whether you Had Cancer, your mom Had Cancer or you're fighting Cancer now, I Had Cancer is the place to share your insights, experiences & stories about the fear & strength that cancer inspires".

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