This section of Pediatric and Adolescent topics includes NCI's popular patient education publications written for young people, adolescents, and parents.
Information and advice for parents who have a child with cancer, including treatment, coping and support, health issues, integrative medicine, advanced cancer, and survivorship.
Tips on what to say to your friends, how to deal with stress, and where to find support – as well as information about cancer and cancer treatments, for young people who have a brother or sister with cancer.
Tips on what to say to your friends, how to deal with stress, and where to find support – as well as information about cancer and cancer treatments, for young people who have a parent with cancer.
If you are a teen – and your parent or sibling has cancer – this information can help prepare you for some of the things you may face in the coming months. While there is a team of people working hard to help your family member get better -- there are also people available to help you. No one should go through this alone.
Click or touch "Learn More" below to get information from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) on how to cope.
Information and helpful videos about Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer can be found by clicking or touching the "Learn More" Button below.
This video includes cancer researchers, advocates, and a cancer survivor to introduce the topic of adolescent and young adult cancers, covering distinct aspects of cancer in these patients and research questions to answer.
This video includes experts in the field of adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancers and cancer survivors answer the question: What would you tell an adolescent or young adult with cancer?
This video includes cancer patients between the ages of 19 and 35 have many special concerns, including how treatment will affect their fertility. In this video an oncologist, a patient advocate, and young adult cancer survivors discuss options for preserving fertility, current research questions, and policy concerns.
The following topics are covered in this topic area of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) website:
The National Cancer Institute has over 30 statements for different types of childhood or pediatric cancer. These are written at an easy reading level and have medical terms with definitions that you can touch or click to view. There are also helpful, colorful health related graphics to better understand these statements. These are updated monthly by the National Cancer Institute.
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