Our mission is to improve the experience, outcomes and survival of teens and young adults with cancer by providing facilities and programs designed especially for them in hospitals throughout the USA.
Eight Young People are Diagnosed with Cancer Every Hour
Since our launch in 2012, we have made large strides thanks to your support.
And we are only getting started...
Teen Cancer America partners with hospitals throughout the United States to develop specialized facilities and services for teens and young adults with cancer. We build teen friendly environments, enhancing the hospital experience. We develop standards for age-targeted care, improve collaboration between pediatric and adult specialists and enable dedicated research to improve outcomes and survival for our young people.
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Teen Cancer America is a change agent improving the lives of young people with cancer. We create youth-centered ecosystems, supporting young people with cancer, their families, and the hospitals and healthcare professionals who care for them.
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Our work is more than just facilities, support programs, care protocols, or research. Serving young people and their families, care teams and hospitals — our ecosystems integrate everything required to champion a comprehensive youth-centered approach to cancer.
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Help us reach more young people across America. With your support, we can meet a growing demand by taking on more partners, adding more locations, with greater speed and efficiency. Help us Empower the Future.
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Get to know our Teens and Young Adults through their own stories, and learn more about their unique challenges.
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