August 25, 2016

Resources

General Cancer Resources

National Cancer Institute
www.cancer.gov
Accurate, up-to-date, comprehensive cancer information from the U.S. government's principal agency for cancer research.

American Cancer Society
www.cancer.org
American Cancer Society supports research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education. It includes comprehensive in-formation about cancer, programs and services, and American Can-cer Society events.

Teens Living with Cancer
www.teenslivingwithcancer.org
Teens Living with Cancer has information to help teens learn about cancer, its treatment, and how to cope. This site’s “Dealing with It” section talks about body issues, school, family, and friends, and it helps teens connect with other teens who have cancer.

Stupid Cancer
www.stupidcancer.org
A global online/offline community that empowers young adults affected by cancer through programs and services such as The Stupid Cancer Radio Show and the OMG! Cancer Summit for Young Adults.

Healthy Living Resources

Help to Quit Smoking

Smokefree Teen
teen.smokefree.gov
A site that provides free, accurate information and assistance to help teens quit smoking and stay tobacco-free.

1-800-QUIT-NOW
A free, phone-based service with educational materials, coaches, a quit plan, and referrals to local resources to help you quit tobacco use.

Tanning Information

The Dark Side of Tanning
www.darksideoftanning.com.au
Know the facts about tanning! The Dark Side of Tanning exposes myths about tanning, explains the risks of sun exposure, and pro-vides information on how to reduce your risk of skin cancer.

HPV and Cervical Cancer Information

National Cervical Cancer Coalition
www.nccc-online.org
The National Cervical Cancer Coalition offers information about HPV, the HPV vaccine, cervical cancer and screening guidelines.

Diet and Nutrition

ChooseMyPlate.gov
www.choosemyplate.gov
ChooseMyPlate.gov provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build a healthy living style.