Resources for Families
The resources listed below are not intended to substitute or replace the professional medical advice you receive from your child's physician. The content provided here is for informational purposes only and was not designed to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. Please consult your child's physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.
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American Cancer Society
The American Society of Clinical Oncology
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The National Cancer Institute
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Sickle Cell Information
St. Baldrick's Foundation
Camps for Kids
Victory Junction Camp in Randleman, NC, enriches the lives of children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun, and empowering, in a safe and medically-sound environment.
Special Love in Front Royal, Va. gives children and young adults with cancer and their families a chance to enjoy normal childhood activities that healthy kids often take for granted.
Camp Mak-A-Dream, located in Gold Creek, Montana, offers sessions for cancer patients. The camp's
focus is on a young adult conference for 18- to 23-year-olds. The camp occupies 87 acres on a working Montana cattle ranch.
Camp Sunshine, a camp for the entire family located in South Casco, Maine, provides a gateway for families facing the strain of a child with a critical illness.