NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults
Part 10: Resources
Patient Advocate Foundation
Provides professional case managers who serve
as advocates for patients in dealing with insurance
companies, employers, and/or creditors.
Searchable online database of pharmaceutical
companies’ patient assistance programs.
Surviving And Moving Forward: The SAMFund for
Young Adult Survivors of Cancer
Non-profit organization that helps young adult
survivors of cancer with a successful transition into
their post-treatment life, by providing financial support
through the distribution of grants and scholarships.
Telling Kids About Cancer
Comprehensive, user-friendly site with a wealth of age-
appropriate tips and resources for parents.
Young Survival Coalition
Network of breast cancer survivors and supporters
dedicated to the concerns and issues that are unique
to young women and breast cancer.
Lori Hope. Help Me Live, Revised: 20 Things People with
Cancer Want You to Know. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts,
Kathleen McCue, Ron Bonn. How to Help Children
Through a Parent’s Serious Illness: Supportive, Practical
Advice from a Leading Child Life Specialist. New York,
NY: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2011.
Peter VanDerNoot . Helping Your Children Cope with
Your Cancer (Second Edition): A Guide for Parents and
Families. Long Island City, NY: Hatherleigh Press, 2006.
Michael Feuerstein, Patricia Findley The Cancer
Survivor’s Guide: The Essential Handbook to Life After
Cancer. New York, NY: Marlowe & Company, 2006.
American Cancer Society
Nearing the End of Life
Provides free resources and information to help
people make decisions about end-of-life care and