Adolescent/ Young Adult Cancer

A young woman hugs her dog as they sit together on the edge of a pier overlooking a lake
Read April 11, 2023

Don’t Go It Alone: Find Support as an AYA With Cancer

Young people face unique challenges in their cancer experience. As an AYA, having access to social and emotional support is critical. Keep reading to learn about common challenges AYAs may face, and discover support resources that can help.
Liz Hiles
Read August 17, 2021

A Cancer Advocate Speaks Out About Bladder Cancer and Survivorship

Liz Hiles spent months trying to get answers from medical providers about her unexplained urinary pain. When she was finally diagnosed with bladder cancer, surgery results revealed she had stage 3B cancer. Read on to learn more about Liz’s survivorship story and her work to dispel stereotypes around bladder cancer.
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.
A woman's hands comfortingly hold the hands of a friend
Read December 13, 2017

How You Can Help a Young Adult With Cancer in Need

If you are looking for ways to support a young adult with cancer, these 3 things can help you advocate for and support your friend or loved one — and AYAs across the country and world.
Blue, yellow and brown wall decor photo
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...