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Watch the "Moving Forward" video series for young adults from ASCO and the LIVESTRONG Foundation, adapted from this content.
Each year, more than 70,000 young adults in their 20s and 30s are diagnosed with cancer. This section provides information on the following:
Find practical information about cancer, such as what cancers are most common in young adults, what to do after a diagnosis, how to talk with the doctors and nurses, and how to find help and support.
Learn how cancer can affect relationships with a spouse or partner, family members, and friends.
Find information about cancer treatment, clinical trials, and questions to ask the doctor about treatment.
Learn how cancer can affect your body, body image, fertility, and reproductive health.
Learn more about being a cancer survivor, including managing your health, coping after cancer, and returning to school or work after cancer.
Summer camps, weeklong retreats, or weekend gatherings can be a wonderful way for children, adults, and families to come together to experience new adventures, find support, and learn something new about themselves.
This section includes various resources for young adults with cancer, including websites, camps and retreats, and educational scholarships.