Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer
Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Higher Mortality for Decades
An increased risk of early death exists even after treatment for childhood cancer, but survivors also have the potential for decades of life after cancer.
by Sandra Gordon
The State of Cancer Care and Pregnancy
An expert panel at the AACR Annual Meeting discussed the difficult choices faced when cancer is diagnosed during a pregnancy and how recent laws have brought additional challenges.
by Eric Fitzsimmons
The HPV Vaccine Prevents Cancer. Why Do Many Cancer Survivors Not Get It?
A recent study investigated why some young cancer survivors did not want the HPV vaccine and how they can be better served.
by Pamela Rafalow Grossman
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