Resources for Young Adults

The 70,000 young adults (age 15-39) diagnosed with cancer every year are often caught between the pediatric and adult oncology communities, facing unique challenges and being treated alongside people twice their age. Many young adults find it difficult to get the support and understanding they need from their peers and healthcare team. These resources will help.
Did You Know... The Facts About Young Adults and Cancer?
Learn more about cancer in young adults and the difficulties facing them.
Financial Aid for Students Affected by Cancer
Organizations offering college scholarships for cancer survivors, siblings, and students with a parent battling cancer or those who have lost a parent to cancer.
The Walkabout: Helping Young Adults Transition to Survivorship
Useful External Links
Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Webcast (2004)