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.
Resources for More Information: Financial Aid for Students Impacted by Cancer
This article highlights scholarship opportunities available to cancer survivors and others who have a parent with cancer to pursue higher education opportunities.
The Walkabout: Helping Young Adults Transition to Survivorship
Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Webcast (2004)
Resources for More Information: Young Adult Cancers
This article provides information and links to organizations that provide education, information and support to young adults coping with cancer.