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NCCN Guidelines for Patients

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Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, Version 1.2017

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Resources

Fertility issues

Stupid Cancer

Stupid Cancer & Bristol-Myers Squibb “I Am Not a

Trial”

https://www.bmsstudyconnect.com/s/US/English/ USenstudy_volunteer_stories

Hear from real young adults about their experience

being on a clinical trial.

U.S. National Institutes of Health

Registry and results database of publicly and privately

supported clinical studies

http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/

Print Resources

Andrew Ko, Ernest H. Rosenbaum, & Malin Dollinger.

Everyone’s Guide to Cancer Therapy: How Cancer

Is Diagnosed, Treated, and Managed Day to Day.

Riverside, NJ: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008.

Gerald P Murphy, Lois B. Morris, and Dianne Lange.

Informed Decisions: The Complete Book of Cancer

Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery.

Atlanta, GA:

American Cancer Society, 2011.

Free subscriptions to a quarterly magazine for

patients with cancer and their caregivers. For the

CURE

magazine subscribe at:

www.curetoday.com/

subscription. For Cancer Fighters Thrive go to

www. cancerfightersthrive.com/subscribe/.

Fertility issues

Web Resources

American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)

What to Know: ASCO’s Guideline on Fertility

Preservation

www.cancer.net/publications-and-resources/what- know-ascos-guidelines/what-know-ascos-guideline- fertility-preservation

Hope for Two…The Pregnant with Cancer Network

https://www.hopefortwo.org

Free support for women diagnosed with cancer while

pregnant.

LIVESTRONG Foundation

https://www.livestrong.org/we-can-help/livestrong- fertility

LIVESTRONG has information on “Becoming

a parent after cancer” dedicated to providing

reproductive information, family building support, and

assistance to cancer patients and survivors whose

medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

MyOncofertility.org www.myoncofertility.org

Patient education resource provided by the

Oncofertility Consortium.

The Oncofertility Consortium

www.oncofertility.northwestern.edu

Research group dedicated to exploring the

relationships between health, disease, survivorship,

and fertility preservation in young cancer patients.

Site includes information on fertility options and a

map of oncofertility centers across the U.S.

Verna’s Purse

http://www.vernaspurse.org

Financial assistance program for those in need of

fertility services.