Check out the resources below for information about the things that matter to you. Whether you’re looking for information about your cancer or treatment, or for advice, most of these were written by young adult cancer fighters and survivors who are dealing with the same issues as you.
Books and Movies
There are a lot of books and movies that relate to the young adult cancer journey. We think you’ll find Stupid Cancer’s link to be most the most comprehensive list out there.
Want to read some blogs or write your own? Here are some sites that can help.
Write Your Own Blog
CaringBridge is a nonprofit organization providing free websites that connect families and friends with each other and their community during a serious health event, care, and recovery.
My Life Line
My Life Line is a nonprofit organization that encourages cancer patients and caregivers to create free customized websites. Their mission is to empower patients to build an online support community of family and friends to foster connection, inspiration, and healing.
General Blog sites:
Blogs We Like
Forced Joy Project
Dana Frost, a young adult cancer survivor has a compelling story but more importantly, she has a way of finding tiny moments of joy even in the darkest of times. We think you’ll LOVE this community of people committed to finding JOY.
Huffington Post Blog: Generation Why
This new blog section of the Huffington Post is geared specifically for the young adult cancer patient with a variety of age appropriate topics.
Cancer Knowledge Network
Based in Canada, CNK remains North America’s leading source of blogs and research articles with the young adult in mind.
Suleika Jaouad is a young adult who was diagnosed with cancer just as her independent life was starting. Suleka has an honest and funny approach to her battle that we think you’ll enjoy.