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Childhood Cancer - General

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation - This organization's mission is to change the lives of children with cancer through funding impactful research, raising awareness, supporting families, and empowering everyone to help cure childhood cancer.  You'll find basic information here as well as full-text childhood cancer guides.

American Cancer Society: Cancer in Children - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Also in Spanish

American Childhood Cancer Organization - The American Childhood Cancer Organization is one of the largest grassroots, national organizations dedicated to improving the lives of children and adolescents with cancer and their families.

Camp Mak-A-Dream - Camp Mak-A-Dream is operated by Children's Oncology Camp Foundation and is a medically supervised, cost-free camp for children (ages 6-13), teens (ages 14-18) and young adults (ages 18-25) with cancer and their siblings (ages 6-17).

Cancer.Net: Childhood Cancer OR For Children - This is the patient information Web site of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). It is designed to help patients and families make informed health-care decisions. 

Children's Cancer Association Kids' Cancer Pages - CCA’s Kids’ Cancer Pages is the first-ever national resource directory on childhood cancer and was recognized by the National Cancer Institute as “the most comprehensive guide for families currently available.”

Children's Cancer Research Fund - Children’s Cancer Research Fund is a national nonprofit and contributes donations to research, education and awareness and quality-of-life programs for childhood cancer families.

Children's Oncology Group - The Children’s Oncology Group (COG), a National Cancer Institute supported clinical trials group, is the world’s largest organization devoted exclusively to childhood and adolescent cancer research.  This website provides you with reliable information to guide you throughout all phases of the childhood cancer experience.

CureSearch - CureSearch for Children's Cancer's mission is to end childhood cancer by driving targeted and innovative research. Additionally, they provide comprehensive educational and coping resources and information to families affected by children's cancer which can be found on their website. 

KidsHealth for Parents: Childhood Cancer - This site was created by the Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media and aims to provide the best children's health information on the Internet. 
Also in Spanish.

LITE Program - The LITE program, at The Cancer Institute of New Jersey, provides long-term evaluation, support, and health education for the growing population of childhood cancer survivors. This document is in PDF format and requires an Adobe Acrobat Reader for viewing.

MedlinePlus: Cancer in Children - Developed by the National Library of Medicine, this consumer health site directs the user to selected online resources on many common diseases, conditions, and concerns.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Childhood Cancers - This government site will provide you with information on treatment, clinical trials and research.
Also in Spanish.

National Cancer Institute: Children with Cancer, a Guide for Parents - If your child has cancer, this guide can help you every step of the way.

The National Children's Cancer Society - The National Children's Cancer Society (NCCS) provides emotional, financial and educational support to children with cancer, their families and survivors.

 

Interactive Tutorials / Videos

American Cancer Society: Childhood Cancer Survivorship Videos - These inspirational videos feature childhood cancer survivors and their families.

Late Effects After Treatment Tool - Use the Late Effects After Treatment Tool (LEATT) from the National Children's Cancer Society to get personalized information about the potential late effects that may occur as a result of having cancer and treatment as a child.


 

March 2021