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NCCN Guidelines for Patients


Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, Version 1.2017



End-of-Life Issues

End-of-life issues

Web Resources

American Cancer Society

Nearing the End of Life nearingtheendoflife/index

Caring Connections

Provides free resources and information to help

people make decisions about end-of-life care and


National Cancer Institute

Advance Directives advance-directives

Coping with Advanced Cancer advancedcancer.pdf

End-of-Life Care for People Who Have Cancer of-life-care

Hospice cancer/care-choices/hospice-fact-sheet

Last Days of Life (PDQ


) cancer/caregivers/planning/last-days-pdq

Voicing My Choices Planning Guide for

Adolescents and Young Adults

Planning tool designed to help young people

living with a serious illness to communicate their

preferences to friends, family, and caregivers.

Print Resources

Patti Balwanz, Kim Carlos, Jennifer Johnson, Jana


Nordie’s at Noon: The Personal Stories

of Four Women “Too Young” for Breast Cancer.

Philadelphia, PA: De Capo Press, 2006.

David B. Feldman, S. Andrew Lasher, Jr.

The End-

of-Life Handbook: A Compassionate Guide to

Connecting with and Caring for a Dying Loved One.

Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2008.