Lifestyle Resources

Amid the challenges that children fighting cancer face are integrating with normal life and peer activities. The resources below can help guide you and your child toward getting reacquainted with typical childhood lifestyle routines.

Kids

Patch Worx
Where kids can discover a circle of support through various summer camps.

Kids Cancer Network
Provides lots of fun games, contests and offers an informative newsletters and more.

Kids Aid
A Web site dedicated to helping provides grief and peer support.

Kids Health
An awesome place to find articles and fun interactive activities just for kids.

Wigs for Kids
Provides wigs and hair replacement for kids affected by hair loss after chemo.

Caring Bridge
A widely used, free online service that connect patients with family and friends. Children can build your own website with a parent's help.

Teens

Teens Living with Cancer
A Web site for teens battling cancer who have lots of living to do!

Chemo Angels
A Web site for the younger teen, dedicated to bringing a ray of sunshine into the lives of those undergoing treatment for cancer.

Channel One
Offers news for the classroom, the global community, and entertainment for teens.

The Wellness Community
An online service for teen battling cancer and their parents.

2bMe
A Web site devoted to offering children helpful beauty tips.

Memorial Sloan Kettering
Provides straight up information for teens and young adults battling cancer.

Planet Cancer
An online community of teens and young adults battling cancer.

Rock Against Cancer
An organization supporting young cancer patients with music therapy and special music events.

Camps

Being in the company of others who share similar challenges can be one of the most satisfying ways to enjoy life. Making the gathering place for such togetherness the great outdoors only adds to the value such memories offer. This is why The Childhood Leukemia Foundation provides links to a wealth of camping organizations focused on providing children with a fun and fulfilling life experience through camping. If you would like more information on the many outdoor experiences your child might benefit from, please contact CLF to learn more.

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