Cancer Sites for Teens

Band-Aides & Blackboards - Find advice on how to cope with any medical problem here, not just cancer.

Cancer Quick Facts for Teens (Universtity of Missouri) - This fact sheet will give you tips you can do now to help reduce your risk for cancer.

Childhood Cancer Guides - Click here for all sorts of useful information.

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 Teens Only: Cancer Information (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) - Find straight answers to questions you may have about dealing with cancer and also get some advice from other teens.

Group Loop - Do you need help handling school or talking to your doctor? If so, look at this site. There are also online support groups and message boards.

Just 4 Teens (HealthyNJ) - Tons of information just for you on health and wellness.

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.

Teens Living With Cancer - Make sure you check out this site. You will find information on different cancers, tips on how to handle side effects and even chat with other teens.

TeensFirst - Here you will find out about illnesses, medical tests and what to expect at the hospital. You can even play some games.

TeensHealth: Diseases and Conditions (KidsHealth for Teens) -
Look down the list until you find the links under the topic “cancer and tumors”.

tic: Teen Info on Cancer  (Macmillan Cancer Support) - Do you need help understanding your cancer diagnosis or need advice on how to cope? Then check out this site. You can even share your experiences with other teens.

2bMe (Look Good...Feel Better) - This site for teens will provide tips on skin care, head gear, health and emotions.

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults - This site was created by a young cancer survivor in order to provide a support network for other young adults.

When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens (National Cancer Institute) - If your brother or sister has cancer, read this. It will help you to understand more about cancer and may also help you with your feelings.

When Your Parent Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens (National Cancer Institute) - If your Mom or Dad has cancer, read this. It will help you to understand more about cancer and may also help you with your feelings.

 

September 2013