It can be hard to find organisations and services that cater to young adults with cancer. Below we’ve listed some of our favourite organisations and resources. Take a look - and if we’ve missed something let us know!
Beating Bowel Cancer
A UK-based charity dedicated to saving lives from bowel cancer. They have a forum especially for young adults with cancer.
Ellie’s Friends is an online platform that enables adults living with cancer to access free and discounted services or products in their area. Home Start
Home-Start helps families and are able to provide one-to-one and at home support for families coping with cancer.
Look Good, Feel Better
Offers pampering sessions and hair and beauty advice to women undergoing cancer treatment.
Provides help and support to people affected by any type of lymphoma.Mummy’s Star
Mummy’s Star is the only UK charity dedicated to women and their families affected by cancer during pregnancy.
Provides children of parents with cancer the opportunity to access time out recreational activities while their parents undergo operations and treatments.
The only UK charity specifically for people living with advanced breast cancer.
An American charity that supports young adults aged 18 to 39. Their podcast is worth a listen!Willow Foundation
Willow is the only national charity working with seriously ill young adults aged 16 to 40 to fulfil uplifting and unforgettable Special Days.
Working with Cancer
A social enterprise helping people affected by cancer to return to work
An online forum for young women with breast cancer (any type, any stage).Young Adult Cancer Canada
YACC is a Canadian charity supporting adults 18 to 39 with cancer. Be sure to check out their Big Cancer Hook Up videos and Survivor Profiles