Support Services for the AYA Population

September 16, 2012
Kathy LaTour
Kathy LaTour

Kathy LaTour is a breast cancer survivor, author of The Breast Cancer Companion and co-founder of CURE magazine. While cancer did not take her life, she has given it willingly to educate, empower and enlighten the newly diagnosed and those who care for them.

CURE, Fall 2012, Volume 11, Issue 3

Support organizations for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors.

Isolation is a common issue with young adult patients and survivors. Here are a few organizations that help to provide support, information and resources for this population:

AYA Cancer Patients and Survivors

15-40 Connection

First Descents

Focus Under Forty

Stupid Cancer

Imerman Angels

Planet Cancer

The SAMFund for Young Adult Survivors of Cancer

Teens Living with Cancer

The Oncofertility Consortium

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

We Believe Foundation, Inc.

Young Survival Coalition (breast cancer)