The Allyson Whitney Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization that empowers and fights for the interests of young adults with rare cancers.
AYA Healthy Survivorship is an interactive application (app) to assess your health habits and general sense of well being. The app offers personalized tips for being more active, eating better and living a longer, healthier life.
Bright Pink is the only national non-profit organization focusing on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women, while providing support for high-risk individuals.
FinAid lists available undergraduate and graduate-level scholarships for cancer survivors and their family members.
Cancer and Careers empowers and educates people with cancer to thrive in their workplace by providing expert advice, interactive tools and educational events.
Umbilical cord blood has helped children survive over 80 diseases including Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Anemia and is now being used in older patients. Our mission is to help others understand how they can benefit and help save the lives of sick children in need.
A critical mass united to offer the resources that adolescents and young adults with cancer need to survive and thrive.
Fertile Hope is a national LIVESTRONG initiative dedicated to providing reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.
First Descents offers young adult cancer fighters and survivors a free outdoor adventure experience designed to empower them to climb, paddle and surf beyond their diagnosis, defy their cancer, reclaim their lives and connect with others doing the same.
Five health professionals and seven adult survivors of childhood cancer share their experiences, discussing the impact of childhood cancer on adult survivors, transitioning to adult health care, cardiac risk factors, prevention and late effects, fertility, and the emotional side of survivorship. This video education series, developed by the Lurie Cancer Center’s STAR Program, provides valuable information to help survivors anticipate and manage common medical and psychosocial issues that may arise after treatment.
Imerman Angels provides personalized connections that enable 1-on-1 support among cancer fighters, survivors and caregivers.
The Leukemia Ironman Fundraiser for Eric (L.I.F.E.) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to cancer survivorship by providing assistance to cancer patients in need, scholarship programs, and donating to cancer research laboratories.
The LIVESTRONG Foundation provides support to guide people through the cancer experience, bring them together to fight cancer—and work for a world in which our fight is no longer necessary.
A series of videos on coping with challenges faced by young adults diagnosed with cancer from ASCO and the LIVESTRONG Foundation.
Learn more about the most common cancers in young people, questions to ask about clinical trials, related reports and research.
This booklet is designed to help people who have just learned that they have cancer while still in school, just getting started in their careers or just starting a family.
Colon cancer, although considered an older man's disease, can strike anyone at any time. The hard reality: you're never too young for colon cancer. That’s why we need to educate ourselves about the risks of this disease now.
The goal of the Home Run Grant Program is to recognize the courage and determination of these inspirational cancer warriors by offering respite trips or other life enrichment to them and their families in the hopes of alleviating some of the many emotional and psychological challenges that come with a cancer diagnosis. Our hope is that the grant provides happy memories filled with laughter and smiles.
The Oncofertility Consortium addresses the complex health care and quality-of-life issues that concern young cancer patients whose fertility may be threatened by their disease or its treatment. The national, interdisciplinary initiative is based at Northwestern University, where it was founded.
Provides information about fertility preservation using an interactive patient decision tool, as well as patient stories and tutorials.
Hundreds of Care Packages are distributed every month. They are shipped across the nation from our Hope Center in Roselle, IL or personally delivered to hospital patients by our Hope to Hospitals team.
Planet Cancer is a community of young adults with cancer in their 20s and 30s who share insights, explore fears, and laugh with others who just plain get it.
The SAMFund supports young adult cancer survivors in the United States as they recover from the financial impact of cancer treatment.
An online fertility preservation toolkit for patients and health care providers who what to learn more about preserving fertility before and during cancer treatment.
Stupid Cancer empowers those affected by young adult cancer through innovative and award-winning programs, services, and age-appropriate support resources.
Telling Kids about Cancer is a support tool to help parents with the incredibly difficult task of discussing a cancer diagnosis with children.
When you or someone you know is finished with cancer treatment there is often a common question: "What happens now?" Dragonfly Angel Society is a one-stop location that pulls together survivorship resources and allows you to find what you need as you welcome yourself to cancer survivorship.
The Nikolas Ritschel Foundation raises money to create opportunities to enrich the lives, stimulate encouragement, and strengthen the faith of sarcoma patients who are between 18-24 years old and their loved ones.
True North Treks supports young adult cancer survivors by taking them on short term treks in nature that focus on learning mindful awareness practices, connecting with other young adult survivors, and doing all of this within the beauty, peace and balance of the outdoors. Founder and Executive Director, David Victorson, PhD, a member of the Lurie Cancer Center's AYAO team, is a health psychologist and researcher in Northwestern University's Department of Medical Social Sciences.
A support community with a twist, Twist Out Cancer provides a forum for young adults affected by cancer to share thoughts, experiences, stories and insights, allowing for the exchange of encouragement and wisdom from one community member to another.
A leading voice in the young adult cancer movement, The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults works at a grassroots level to support, educate, connect, and empower young adult cancer survivors.
The world’s first nonprofit wish granting organization providing weddings and vow renewals for couples facing terminal illness and serious life-changing circumstances,
regardless of sexual orientation.
Young Survival Coalition (YSC) is the premier global organization dedicated to the critical issues unique to young women who are diagnosed with breast cancer. YSC offers resources, connections and outreach so women feel supported, empowered and hopeful.