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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this post, Rachel Engstrom describes how she learned to cope during her husband’s cancer diagnosis and after his death, including how she found support throughout the experience.
In this post, Dr. Anne Katz and Ian Scott discuss what to know about online dating during the COVID-19 pandemic when you have cancer.
In this post, teen cancer survivor Alec Kupelian discusses what it was like to be diagnosed with cancer while in college and how he learned to cope with the social isolation he felt during his cancer experience.
In this Q&A, Dr. Anne Katz and Dr. Brad Zebrack discuss some of the challenges that teenagers and young adults with cancer face, including issues around sexual identity, faith, isolation, and relationships.
In this post, teenage cancer survivor Andrés Nachón describes what it was like being diagnosed with cancer at age 17, and how his faith and love for basketball helped him cope.