Meeting the Need

As more young people have survived cancer,their needs are becoming more recognized. Many of these survivors have been active in creating and/or being involved in developing, many of the resources, organizations, and social networking opportunities now available. Since leukemia is the most common type of childhood cancer, and many patients with leukemia undergo transplants, the selected resources listed below may be of interest those undergoing BMT today. To date, there is no specific resource that we know of exclusively for young adult BMT survivors; however many young people are active participants in the BMT-Talk online discussion list.

Washington State Resources

Pediatric Transplant Survivors Program
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Long Term Follow Up (LTFU)
Phone: (206) 667-2814 or toll free 1-866-543-4272
Fax: (206) 667-2742
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Teen Zone
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, WA/AK Chapter
Young Adult Programs
tel. 206-628-0777 x125

Support and Social Networking: US and International

The great need to be able to communicate with others who have ‘been there” has led to the development of peer social networks for cancer surivors, including:

International Childhood Cancer Survivors Network
Survivors  Network and Information Resources, International Confederation of Childhood Cancer Parents Organizations ( ICCCPO)
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I’m Too Young for This

Planet Cancer

Prepare to Live

The SAM Fund: Surviving and Moving Forward

Teen Impact Program

Teens Living with Cancer

Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults