Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer
A Personal Journey of Thyroid Cancer Treatment
The practical side of cancer treatment and life without a thyroid.
by Carly Flumer
Finding Your Niche
Support groups offer community for people with cancer in a world that doesn’t understand their experience.
by Carly Flumer
Caught in the Middle
Adolescents and young adults diagnosed with cancer often lag behind children and older adults in benefiting from treatment advances and social support.
by Cameron Walker
Sexual Health in Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors
Cancer survivors diagnosed early in life may have unanswered questions about their sexual health.
by Lindsey Konkel
Bringing Joy to the Pediatric Ward
Students Lara Jabbour and Nazanin Nayeri work to cheer up hospital staff and patients.
by Bradley Jones
Rethinking Access to Disability Benefits
Advances in screening and treatment mean there are more cancer survivors than ever, but survivors who struggle to work can face difficulty getting disability payments.
by Jen Tota McGivney
Understanding How Radiation Causes Cancer
Researchers are investigating who is at greatest risk for radiation-induced cancers.
by Kate Yandell
Chemobrain: It’s Not Your Imagination
Scientists discussed the mechanisms of chemotherapy-related cognitive impairment at a session dedicated to symptom science at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.
by Marci A. Landsmann
From the Editor-in-Chief
Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults
Patients in this age group have particular needs, and cancer centers are beginning to tailor programs for them.
by William G. Nelson, MD, PhD
vol 11 | issue 01
Maintaining relationships through cancer, feeling unappreciated as a caregiver, and finding information that's relevant to young people with cancer.