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Conditions and Illness Cancer

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Cancer happens when normal cells in the body stop behaving the way they should. They grow in odd ways, clump together in tumors, and kill healthy cells. Doctors are working on treatments to kill the cancer cells, without making healthy ones sick.

Sites in this category provide information to kids and teens about different types of cancer, available treatments, and how to cope if they or a family member develop cancer.
  • 2bMe

    Offers support and health information for teens with cancer. Includes skin care, hair loss, socializing, and fitness and nutrition advice.

  • Cancer Kids

    Web-based organization created to help children with cancer in relating their stories. Presents a message board and links to the personal sites of young cancer patients.

  • Cancer Quest

    Provides detailed information on the biology of Cancer, with educational games and tutorials.

  • CanTeen (Australia)

    Provides support, information, and inspiration for ages 12-24 living with cancer. Features interactive village, camps and programs, and members-only Club CanTeen for patients and their siblings.

  • Child and Youth Health: What Is Cancer?

    Facts for kids and teens include how it forms, causes, different kinds of treatment, and suggestions from Dr. Kim.

  • Kids Health: Hodgkin's Disease

    Presents some facts about what it is, the causes, symptoms, and medical care. Includes audio. In English and Spanish.

  • Kid's Health: Hodgkin's Disease

    Includes definitions, FAQs, symptoms, diagnostic procedures and treatments.

  • Re-Mission

    3D "shooter" game with 20 levels that takes players on a journey through the body of young patients with different kinds of cancer.

  • Some Kinds of Cancer Kids Get

    Tells about leukemia, brain cancer, lymphoma, and getting better.

  • Top 10 Cancer Myths

    Describes the top ten myths, where they started, and whether they are true. Includes cell phones, grilled meat, pollution, surgery, and injuries.

  • What Is Cancer?

    Teaches kids what it is, different causes, symptoms and tests, treatments, and getting better.

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