NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults - page 100

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NCCN Guidelines for Patients
®
: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults
Version 2013
Part 10: Resources
General Information on Cancer in AYAs
Web Resources
The 15-40 Connection
/
Not-for-profit organization dedicated to motivating
AYAs to take their health and medical care seriously,
to take action when they notice changes in their
health, and to be strong self-advocates when their
instincts tell them something is wrong.
Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance
Planet Cancer
/
A community of peer support and advocacy for AYAs
with cancer, designed to connect and empower AYAs
and help them access support and resources.
Seventy K: Survival Up
Not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving
cancer care by educating patients, families, and their
health care providers about age-appropriate treatment
and the unique needs of AYA cancer patients.
Stupid Cancer (The I’m Too Young for This! Cancer
Foundation, i[2]y)
The nation’s largest online support community for
AYAs affected by cancer.
Teens Living With Cancer
/
National non-profit organization dedicated to helping
teens live with cancer. This site contains teen-oriented
resources designed to help teens cope with their
disease and treatment and connect with other teens
on the same ride.
Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
/
Grassroots organization dedicated to supporting,
educating, connecting, and empowering AYA cancer
patients and survivors.
Print Resources
Kris Carr. Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips. Guilford, CT: skirt!, 2007.
Written by cancer survivor Kris Carr (with an
introduction by Sheryl Crow),
Crazy, Sexy Cancer
Tips
is a rambling, very personal, often funny, and
incredibly useful assortment of tips from Ms. Carr
and her “cancer posse” of patients and survivors.
Includes tips on everything from picking out a wig and
a “cancer wardrobe” to how to select a good cut of
meat.
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