young adults

July 26, 2022 · Paula Rauch, MD
Dr. Paula Rauch discusses why it’s so important for parents to start talking with their kids about taking steps to prevent cancer as early as possible and shares helpful ways to begin these conversations around sun safety, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, not smoking, and living a healthy lifestyle. Read More >>
February 23, 2022 · Andrea Walens, PhD
In this post, Dr. Andrea Walens shares what it was like learning she had a genetic mutation that put her at an increased risk of breast cancer and why she decided to get a prophylactic double mastectomy to help prevent the development of cancer in the future. Read More >>
January 6, 2022 · Danielle Ripley-Burgess, as told to Jo Cavallo
Colorectal cancer survivor Danielle Ripley-Burgess shares what it was like being diagnosed with colorectal cancer twice, at ages 17 and 25, and how she navigated coping with her diagnosis as a teen and young adult. Read More >>
May 25, 2021 · Matthew Ode
Testicular cancer survivor Matthew Ode describes the complications he faced after receiving a diagnosis at 24 and how the experience led him to help other people living with cancer. Read More >>
March 11, 2021 · Brielle Gregory Collins, ASCO staff
In this podcast, Drs. Lidia Schapira and Daniel Mulrooney discuss a study about mental health outcomes for adolescent and young adult cancer survivors and how the cancer community can better support survivors’ mental health needs. Read More >>

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