Childhood Cancer Survivor Resources

The following helpful resources for childhood cancer survivors are available online. 

  • Get Empowered: video education series for adult survivors of childhood cancer
  • American Cancer Society: health organization and largest non-governmental funder of cancer research and discovery
  • Cancer Care: provides free support services to anyone affected by cancer
  • Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation: provides information, awareness, advocacy and research for childhood cancer patients and families
  • Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS): The CCSS is a component of the Long Term Follow Up Study, and is a collaborative, multi-institutional study funded by a grant from the National Cancer Institute (U24 CA55727) of the National Institutes of Health and funds from ALSAC, St. Jude fundraising organization.
  • Children’s Oncology Group: long-term follow-up guidelines for survivors of childhood, adolescent and young adult cancers
  • Children’s Oncology Services, Inc. (COSI): provides camp opportunities for childhood cancer patients
  • Critical Mass: a young adult cancer alliance of non-profits, medical institutions, patient advocacy groups, government agencies, clinicians, researchers and dedicated individuals uniting to improve the lives of adolescents and young adults (AYAs) with cancer
  • Cure Search: unites the Children’s Oncology Group and the National Childhood Cancer Foundation to fund research
  • Fertile Hope: provides reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk for infertility
  • Gilda’s Club: provides a support community for people living with cancer, as well as their family and friend
  • Leukemia Research Foundation: organization dedicated to conquering all blood cancers by funding research into their causes and cures, and enriching the quality of life of those touched by these diseases.
  • Livestrong Foundation: unites people to fight cancer and support prevention, access to screening and care, and improvement of the quality of life for cancer survivors
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services
  • National Cancer Institute: conducts and supports research, training, health information dissemination and programs related to cancer diagnosis and treatment
  • National Children’s Cancer Society: provides support, information and education to those impacted by childhood cancer
  • National Osteoporosis Foundation: provides information regarding the importance of bone health
  • Oncofertility Consortium: national initiative exploring the reproductive future of cancer survivors
  • Planet Cancer: an online community of young adults with cancer
  • Sam Fund: assists young adult survivors by providing financial support through the distribution of grants and scholarships
  • True North Treks: supports young adult cancer survivors by taking them on short-term treks in nature

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