Adolescent/ Young Adult Cancer

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Read April 4, 2018

One Young Adult's Experience with Cancer

In this blog from our Pasadena affiliate, our guest blogger shares the story of Olivia Gaines, who was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia when she was in college. Her powerful story represents the experience of many adolescents and young adults who face cancer.
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Read December 13, 2017

How You Can Help a Young Adult with Cancer in Need

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
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Read December 6, 2017

Left Behind: Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer

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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Listen February 4, 2014

Making an Impact through Modern Media

Suleika Jaouad, Emmy-award winning New York Times columnist, and Seamus McKiernan, Deputy Blog Editor at The Huffington Post, join host Kim Thiboldeaux today to take...