Iowa students create teen-friendly cancer support site

10/30/2007 | Gazette (Cedar Rapids-Marion, Iowa), The

A new Web site designed with input from a group of Iowa City-area students provides a place where teens can go to find answers or support online, when they or someone close to them is diagnosed with cancer. "We knew that teenagers wouldn't come to a support group to discuss this, but they would go to their computers," said Beth Hammell, who helped establish Gems of Hope, the organization behind the Cancer Really Sucks site.

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