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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

Navigating life (during and after treatment)

kind of like a personalized social network. Available

24/7 to anyone, anywhere at no cost.

Family Patient Online Patient Update Reports

www.familypatient.com

Website that allows family members to post up-to-

date information about the condition of their loved

ones.

FinAid! The SmartStudent Guide To

Financial Aid™

Cancer Scholarships

www.finaid.org/scholarships/cancer.phtml

Information about scholarships for cancer patients,

cancer survivors, children of a cancer patient or

survivor, students who lost a parent to cancer, and

students pursuing careers in cancer treatment.

First Descents

http://firstdescents.org/

Provides free outdoor experiences for young adults

with cancer. Helps participants to find support, face

fears, and heal.

Imerman Angels

www.imermanangels.org

Pairs individuals touched by cancer with other

people who have fought and survived the same

type of cancer (a Mentor Angel). These one-on-one

relationships inspire hope and offer support from

someone who is uniquely familiar with the experience

of cancer.

Job Accommodation Network

www.jan.wvu.edu

Offers tools to help patients understand the types of

workplace adjustments that may help them continue

working during and after cancer treatment.

LIVESTRONG Foundation Resources

www.livestrong.org

LIVESTRONG Navigation Services provide free,

confidential support through education, referrals,

and counseling services at any point in your cancer

experience. Call toll free 1.855.220.7777 or complete

the online intake form at

www.livestrong.org/Get-Help/ Get-One-On-One-Support

LIVESTRONG Care Plan

www.livestrongcareplan.org

Interactive program that uses answers to a brief

questionnaire to produce a basic survivorship care

plan. The LIVESTRONG Care Plan is meant to be

shared with the oncology team and used as a start for

putting together a personal survivorship care plan.

Lotsa Helping Hands

www.lotsahelpinghands.com

Free service designed to help friends and family

organize support efforts. Includes a help calendar

to schedule and sign up for specific report activities

(shopping, rides to medical appointments, meal

preparation, etc.) as well as a message board for

sharing information.

MyLifeLine.org www.mylifeline.org

Non-profit organization that encourages cancer

patients and caregivers to create free, customized

websites to build an online support community of

family and friends.

National Cancer Institute

Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer:

Survivorship

www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/aya/survivorship

Facing Forward: Life after Cancer Treatment

www.cancer.gov/publications/patient-education/ facing-forward

National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

www.canceradvocacy.org