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Outside Resources

Resources for parents of childhood cancer include books, cancer kid camps, hats and wigs, free airline flights and lodging, support organizations, and more as listed below. Rather than keep two versions of these lists, in 2008 ACCO (then Candlelighters) and the Ped-Onc Resource Center joined their lists into one. These reside on the Ped-Onc site for the time being.

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Lists of Resources

Airline Flights

Bereavement Resources

Books (and other printed materials)

Cancer Kid Camps

Cancer Kid Web Pages

Childhood Cancer Support Organizations

Childhood cancer interest organizations (many are geographical-area specific)

Compassionate Use of Drugs

Financial help (Financial aid, government agencies, fundraising, drug reimbursement, credit counseling, insurance help.)

Hats and Wigs


Make A Wish Organizations

Miscellaneous helpful items/services for cancer families

NCI fact sheets list (a list kept by NCI)

Online support groups (mailing lists and message boards)


Survivorship Information

Videos, Computer Games, CD/DVDs