• Can Care: provides support for cancer survivors and caregivers, matches you with another survivor, online support groups available, and opportunities for volunteering 
  • Teen and Young Adult Program at MSK (TYA@MSK): Offers a lounge for survivors and those receiving treatment between the ages of 16-30 to hang out. They hold events, connect you with someone who has completed treatment, and have an app to connect with others in similar positions or ask questions.
  • Cancer Care: Offers counseling, case management, support groups (survivors and caregivers)(online and live groups), oncology educational workshops, community programs, access to free cancer publications, and financial assistance.
  • Young Survival Coalition: Provides a guide for young adults recently diagnosed with cancer, information regarding treatment, information on the impact of fertility, virtual hangouts, and connects young adults diagnosed with cancer with young survivors.  
  • Cancer and Careers: Guides those with cancer through finding jobs, offers advice, and holds educational events. Includes free access to publications, career coaching, resume building, and many events and conferences for those with cancer and for healthcare professionals.
  • The Sam Fund/Expect Miracles Foundation:  Provides financial support through grants. Offers online support, and has an online page featuring different resources.
  • Young Adult Cancer Connection: Provides a list of resources specific for YA survivors: fertility, education, financial assistance, body image, disease-specific resources, and more.
  • Cancerversity: Access to stories, information, discussions, news and articles for young women of color and their caregivers.
  • Send It: Provides outdoor adventures (surfing, hiking, skiing, etc.) for young adults with cancer and cancer survivors.
  • Ulman Foundation: They offer scholarships, an exercise program, and meet-ups for young adults.
  • Stupid Cancer: They offer resources that cover many topics such as mental health, insurance, college/career, family building, and more. They also have digital meet-ups.
  • Cactus Cancer Society: Allows young adults to connect online. Offers different support programs and workshops.
  • Expect Miracles Foundation: Young adult cancer survivors may receive financial assistance by applying for a grant that covers different categories.
  • Triage Cancer: Offers legal information/resources covering many topics such as insurance, employment, and finances for those diagnosed with cancer.
  • Cancer Support Community: Offers information regarding diagnosis, treatment, and post treatment. Also has an online community (can connect in English or Spanish).
  • Sy’s Fund: Young adults can apply to receive funding for their hobbies or for other therapies such as acupuncture.
  • Hope for Two: Connects women who were diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy with other women who have had the same cancer while pregnant.
  • Camp Mak-A-Dream: A camp/retreat experience (located in Montana) for young adults that have been diagnosed with cancer.
  • Dear Jack Foundation: Offers different programs for AYA cancer patients and survivors. One program is a mental wellness box that offers mental health resources for YA cancer patients.
  • Save My Fertility: Resource for children and adults who want to learn more about their fertility before, during, and after treatment.
  • Elephants and Tea: An AYA magazine written by and for the AYA cancer community, joint YA camp with the YASU, and nonprofit media brand of the Steven G. Cancer Foundation.
  • Young Adult Survivors United (YASU): Based in western PA, and has virtual programming to reach the national level. Provides emotional, social, and financial guidance with professionals and peers.
  • True North Treks: Nonprofit that offers wilderness excursions, retreat experiences, and mindfulness meditation and yoga (in person and virtual) for YA and caregivers affected by cancer.
  • First Descents Out Living It: Provides outdoor adventures for YA (ages 18-39) cancer survivors and those with other serious health conditions.
  • Twist Out Cancer: Nonprofit that provides psychosocial support for cancer survivors and caregivers through creative arts programming (multiple events and programs) and podcasts.
  • AYA Cancer Chat: Life Interrupted: Podcast for AYA survivors that touch upon various topics relevant to this group through the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
  • Livestrong Fertility: Provides reproductive information and financial support for survivors whose cancer has affected their fertility.
  • Imerman Angels: Connects those who currently have cancer with cancer survivors according to their cancer type.
  • Cancer Lifeline (Young Adult Cancer Support Group): A support group for young adults (ages 20-40) who have a cancer diagnosis.
  • Gryt Health: An app/platform that allows cancer survivors, patients, and caregivers to connect and interact.
  • 3 Little Birds 4 Life: A nonprofit organization that supports people with cancer between the ages of 18 and 40.
  • The National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS): Provides emotional, financial, and educational support to children with cancer, their families, and survivors.
  • Vital Options: A nonprofit organization that brings together cancer advocates from around the world.
  • Look Good Feel Better: Strives to improve quality of life and self-esteem for teens receiving cancer treatment by providing beauty sessions in group and individual settings.
  • Cancer Match: A networking and dating website for cancer survivors.

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