young adults

Conquer Cancer ® The ASCO Foundation; Your Stories: Behind the Breakthroughs; conquer.org/yourstories
March 28, 2019
Patra Wroten, Conquer Cancer staff

“Your Stories” Podcasts: Conquering Cancer as a Young Adult

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Cancer can affect anyone, including young adults and teens. In these “Your Stories” podcasts from ASCO’s Conquer Cancer Foundation, two survivors tell their stories about when a diagnosis of cancer changed everything.

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October 25, 2018
Winifred Mak, MD, PhD

Dating and Sex for Young Adult Cancer Survivors: Expert Answers

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It’s normal for young adult cancer survivors to have concerns about dating and sex. Getting the answers to these 3 commonly asked questions may help you feel more prepared and confident as you start new relationships. Learn more.

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August 24, 2017
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Young Cancer Survivors Aren't Getting the HPV Vaccine. Why?

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A study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology compared HPV vaccination rates in adolescents and young adults with and without cancer. They found that survivors have lower vaccination rates than those without a history of cancer.

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August 1, 2017
Aditi Narayan, MSSW

Fertility and Cancer: 5 Things to Think About

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A cancer diagnosis can affect your ability to have a child in the future. Start thinking about your fertility before treatment starts and how to plan for life after treatment.

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Matthew Zachary; Voices on Cancer
April 25, 2017
Monika Joshi, ASCO staff

Supporting and Empowering Young Adults With Cancer

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In this Voices on Cancer podcast, Stupid Cancer founder Matthew Zachary talks about the particular challenges that young adults with cancer face and how he advocates for them.
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From the Editor's Desk
April 4, 2017
Lidia Schapira, MD, FASCO

3 Challenges Faced by Young Adults With Cancer

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National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week runs from April 4 to 10. In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Lidia Schapira writes about some specific challenges that young adults with cancer face and why building awareness of young adult cancer is so important.

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