After being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) at age 15, Hernan Barangan felt isolated and scared. Later, it led him to a new career path in filmmaking where he’s helping other young adults with cancer.
Thyroid cancer survivor Rebecca Segal writes how she learned to cope with the impact her diagnosis had on her mental health.
Two-time cancer survivor Jelle Damhuis didn’t know what cancer-related fatigue was until he experienced it firsthand. Here, he explains the tactics that helped him cope
ASCO’s annual National Cancer Opinion Survey has revealed that many young adults incorrectly believe that using e-cigarettes, or vaping, is harmless and not addictive.
In this month’s From the Editor’s Desk, Dr. Schapira writes about the challenges faced by teenagers and young adults when they’re diagnosed with cancer and how Cancer.Net is adapting its content to meet their needs.
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.
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.
Read about 4 activities that can help you build a legacy to be remembered by.
The 2018 Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research will address key issues in promoting well-being in people who have finished active cancer treatment, covering topics such as exercise, follow-up care in young adult survivors, and better support for sexual problems.
Research highlights from the Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology Symposium address computers in exam rooms, doctor and patient views of prognosis and cure, having patients and caregivers practice yoga together, and resilience training in adolescents and young adults.