Group loop is an online community designed to address the needs of teens ages 13-19. Group Loop is a secure site where teens touched by cancer can meet and connect with each other to build social and emotional support, and to regain a sense of control over their lives. Additionally, Group Loop provides educational information about cancer, and tools to cope with the anticipated changes in relationships and day-to-day activities due to a cancer diagnosis. Group Loop is monitored by a licensed mental health processional. The website consists of topical discussion boards, blogs, informational content, social networking capability and Instant Messaging.