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How You Can Help a Young Adult with Cancer in Need

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The issue here is that AYAs have specific needs that children and older people with cancer don’t necessarily have. There are 3 main coping strategies to remember when being socially supportive: Share. Listen. Support

Left Behind: Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer, often referred to as “AYAs,” are loosely defined as people ages 15-39 years old. People on the younger side of this range often get treatment tailored to children, and people on the older side of this range often get treatment tailored to older individuals. The issue here is that AYAs have specific needs that children and older people with cancer don’t necessarily have.

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