young adults

Your Stories: Conquering Cancer
May 18, 2020
Jimmy O’Hara, Conquer Cancer staff

Your Stories Podcast: Facing Cancer as a Young Adult

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In this “Your Stories” podcast from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, melanoma survivor Addison Brush talks with her oncologist, Dr. Jason Luke, about coping with cancer.

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March 24, 2020
Hernan Barangan

Having Cancer as a Teenager Changed My Life Course

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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.

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October 1, 2019
Greg Guthrie, ASCO staff

Is Vaping Safe? 1 in 5 Young Americans Think So.

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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.

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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 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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