Young Adult Online Resources

Last Modified: January 12, 2011


Dear OncoLink "Ask The Experts,"

What are some good resources for young adults online?


Tracy Lautenbach, MSW, LCSW, Social Worker in the Radiation Oncology Department at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, responds:

There are a variety of great websites for support organizations, scholarships and financial aid, online forums and chat rooms, camps and retreats, social networks, young adult blogosphere, coping literature, books, films and media resources for young adult survivors. Here is some to get you started:

I’m too Young For This
Planet Cancer
Ulman Fund
SAM Fund
Cancer Survivors
Young Survival
Vital Options
Minnie Pearl
Cancer Care

Online Support Groups and 1-on-1 Support

Young Survivors Camps and Retreats

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. See the transcript: Issues Facing Young Adults After a Cancer Diagnosis Webchat.