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Young adults with cancer pathfinder

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Young Adult Cancer Canada

Cancer Fight Club

National Cancer Institute (US-based)

American Cancer Society (US-based)
Click on Cancer in Adolescents or Cancer in Young Adults.

American Society of Clinical Oncology (US-based)
Click on For Young Adults and Teenagers.

Living Out Loud

Canadian Virtual Hospice

videosVideos and podcasts

bookletBooklets


Fertility & Cancer: What you need to know (Sunnybrook)

  • To pick up a copy, please visit the PEARL (T-wing, 1st floor, by main reception) or ask your health care team.
  • Visit this resource online.

NET Information Brochure (CNETS)
Please go to cnetscanada.org or drop by the PEARL (T-wing, 1st floor, by main reception at Odette Cancer Centre) to pick one up.

booksBooks and articles

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Your Health Matters
Check out health.sunnybrook.ca/cancer for articles on a variety of related topics including:

Support services

Odette Patient & Family Support
Telephone:
416-480-4623
Location: TG-230 (T-wing, ground floor)
Free services to help you manage eating, stress, worry, financial concerns, changes in health, and daily activities.

Odette Sexual Health and Recovery (SHARE) Clinic
Referral by your nursing team or oncologist.
A clinic for people with cancer who have changes related to sexuality, hormones, intimacy or body image.

Canadian Cancer Society
Toll-free:
1-888-939-3333
Website: cancer.ca/support
Email: ccs@cancer.ca
Free services include peer support, support groups, online communities, and a cancer information telephone line.

Cancer Connection (Canadian Cancer Society)
Website: cancerconnection.ca
Email: cancerconnection@cancer.ca
An online community for people with cancer. Look for specific topics under the Forum “Young Adults.”

Young Adult Cancer Canada
Website:
youngadultcancer.ca
Connect with other young adults with cancer through digital, local and national programs.

Survive & Thrive Cancer Programs
Website:
survivethrive.org
Support services and adventures to help young adult cancer survivors not just survive, but thrive.

Gilda’s Club Toronto
Telephone: 416-214-9898
Website: gildasclubtoronto.org
Free support groups for young adults with cancer (20s & 30s Support Group).

Hearth Place Cancer Support Centre
Telephone: 905-579-4833
Website: hearthplace.org
Location: Oshawa
Free support groups for young adults with cancer (Young Hearts).

Wellspring
Telephone: 1-877-499-9904
Website: wellspring.ca
Location(s): Several including Westerkirk House (on the Sunnybrook campus)
Free programs and services including peer support and a bereavement support group for caregivers and family.

more infoMore information

  • PYNK: Young Women with Breast Cancer Program
    For more information, talk to your health care team or go to sunnybrook.ca (type “PYNK” in the search bar).
  • Rethink Breast Cancer
    For more information on young women living with breast cancer, go to rethinkbreastcancer.com.
  • Young Adult Colorectal Cancer Clinic
    For more information, talk to your health care team or go to sunnybrook.ca (type “Young Adult Colorectal Cancer Clinic” in the search bar).

While this information may be useful, it is intended for educational purposes only. Please continue to ask your health care team if you have questions or concerns. For any other inquiries, please contact us at patienteducation@sunnybrook.ca.

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