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.
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.
This article highlights scholarship opportunities available to cancer survivors and others who have a parent with cancer to pursue higher education opportunities.
This article provides information and links to organizations that provide education, information and support to young adults coping with cancer.