Six Tips to Help Young Adults Cope with Cancer

estimated 72,000 adolescents and young adults annually diagnosed with cancer. Here, Dana-Farber’s Karen Fasciano, PsyD, clinical psychologist and director of the Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center…

Dating Advice from Young Adults with Cancer

dates around treatment schedules, or treatment-related side effects? The Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber recently hosted a Twitter chat for young adults with cancer to discuss these challenges. Here is…

Dancing through a Cancer Diagnosis

…and in Love as a Cancer Caregiver Young Adult Finds Ways to Discuss Death Young Adult Shares Tips for Coping with Cancer Not long after my recurrence, I attended YAP’s…

Colon Cancer on the Rise in Young Adults

…such as Dana-Farber’s Young Adult Program, can help young adults maintain a good quality of life during treatment. It can be difficult to be taken seriously as a young adult

To Share or Not to Share? That is the Question

to share. The Young Adult Program holds young adult cancer support groups each month to discuss these issues and others. Email yap@dfci.harvard.edu for more information, and save the date for…

Young Breast Cancer Patient Puts Healing in Her Own Hands

…through the Young and Strong Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer and Dana-Farber’s Young Adult Program. Sancho attended forums, workshops, and conferences, and also explored integrative therapies through Dana-Farber’s…

Sex and Cancer: What Young Adult Patients Should Know

…partner. Here, Bober shares advice for young adults facing sexual health concerns during or after treatment. As Director of Dana-Farber’s Sexual Health Program, Sharon Bober, PhD, consults young adult patients…

Cancer Between the Lines

Young Adult Program started the “Cancer between the Lines” video series, a collection of candid conversations between young adults and their caregivers. Here, Katherine Helming, a young woman treated for…

Young Cancer Patients Find Community Online

…information, connect, and learn how to address the unique challenges young adults face. There is also a corresponding online community for caregivers of young adults, open to parents, partners, siblings,…

From Cancer Researcher to Patient and Back

…the Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber (YAP). Read more: More than a Mirror: Body Image and Young Adults with Cancer From Pediatric to Young Adult Patient: The Importance of Advocating…