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Information for teenagers and young adults supporting friends and relatives with cancer

This page has information for teenagers and young adults who have a relative or friend who has been diagnosed with cancer. See below for website links and contact numbers:     

CLICSargent

CLICSargent provide support and information to children and young people with cancer and leukaemia and their families.  

RipRap

A website designed especially for teenagers who have a parent with cancer. Features stories from young people and information and tips to help you understand and deal with what is going on in your family.  

Siblinks

Siblinks aims to provide a network for young people who have, or have had a family member affected by cancer. Siblinks is for young people aged 13 to 25 who are siblings or children of people affected by cancer. Website includes an Internet forum. 

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG)

Produces a range of information that may be helpful. Click on the above link to see what is available.

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer Support aims to improve the lives of people affected by cancer by providing practical, medical, emotional and financial support. Also produces booklets on different types of cancer and on aspects of living with cancer, including:

A guide for young people looking after someone with cancer.

Freephone helpline – 0808 808 00 00

This page last reviewed 28/11/2018