Resources for Young Adults

The 70,000 young adults (age 15-39) diagnosed with cancer every year are often caught between the pediatric and adult oncology communities, facing unique challenges and being treated alongside people twice their age. Many young adults find it difficult to get the support and understanding they need from their peers and healthcare team. These resources will help.
Did You Know... The Facts About Young Adults and Cancer?
Learn more about cancer in young adults and the difficulties facing them. ,It's Young Adult Cancer Awareness Month. Learn more about cancer in young adults and the difficulties facing them.
Financial Aid for Students Affected by Cancer
If you have been affected by cancer (a personal or parent's diagnosis), there are resources to help you pursue your goal of a college education.
Resource Sites for Young Adults
Links to websites helpful for young adults with a cancer diagnosis.
The Walkabout: Helping Young Adults Transition to Survivorship
Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Webcast (2004)


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