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Cancer in youth & teens

Living with cancer is hard for everyone. But it can seem especially hard if you're are a young person also facing the usual challenges of working out your own identity, gaining independence, getting an education, developing relationships, experiencing intimacy, or starting work.

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with cancer you will probably have a lot of questions. On the following websites you'll find resources and information that can help you and the people who are supporting you.

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Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Last reviewed December 2015.


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