Cancer Sites for Kids
The Adventures of Captain Chemo - This website is based on the comic strips created by Ben de Garis, who was a young patient at the Royal Marsden. The Adventures of Captain Chemo have been turned into interactive computer games to help cancer patients worldwide.
Band-Aides & Blackboards - If you have a chronic illness, check out this site. You can find tips about being teased or read stories written by other kids.
Blood Counts Information for Kids with Cancer (The University of Iowa College of Nursing) - When you’re learning about cancer, it’s important to understand what a blood count is. This site should help.
The Cancer Game - You can fight cancer cells in this fun video game.
Children's Page (MedlinePlus) - Learn about everything from how the body works to what happens when you go to the hospital. There are quizzes, games and lots of cool web sites for you to explore.
Children's Zone - Here you can find out about your body, medical tests, and learn from a health dictionary.
CureSearch - To find information on treatment and what happens after treatment, click on the area for patients or for parents/families. You can also join a discussion board.
For Kids Only: Questions & Answers (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) - Check out this site, you may find answers to your questions about cancer.
Kids' Health Problems (KidsHealth for Kids) - Look down the list until you find the links under the topic “cancer”.
Kids Konnected - If you have a parent with cancer, you don't have to feel alone. This Web site may help.
SuperSibs - This site is for brothers or sisters of kids with cancer.