Fertility After Breast Cancer

…Breast Cancer, as well as Dana-Farber’s Young Adult Program, which provided resources and support. “Dealing with this potential loss of fertility can lead to intense emotions, like sadness and anger….

Coping with Breast Cancer as a Young Adult

…aspects of young adulthood such as family planning, careers, relationships, sexuality, and sexual health,” said Karen Fasciano, PsyD, clinical psychologist and director of Dana-Farber’s Young Adult Program, who recently joined…

What to Say When a Loved One Has Cancer

…worker within Dana-Farber’s Young Adult Program. “We try to say things we think will make it feel better, but nothing we say is going to make cancer better; patients just…

Young Adult Patients Bond Over a Shared Diagnosis

…Dana-Farber’s Young Adult Program. It was there our friendship blossomed. We both started attending the support group regularly and quickly learned it was our age, rather than our diagnosis, which…

Treatment of Testicular Cancer in Young Men

…challenges regarding where to be treated: in pediatric centers or adult clinics. “At Dana-Farber, our Center for Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology provides the combined experience of adult and pediatric…

Helping Cancer Survivors Get a Good Night’s Sleep

…your sleep, please talk with your doctor. For more information on the insomnia program, call the Adult Survivorship Program at 617-632-4523. For more sleep tips, view Zhou’s presentation: “How to…

Facing Fertility Issues as a Pediatric Cancer Survivor

In her research studies with young adult survivors of childhood cancers, pediatric oncologist Natasha Frederick, MD, MPH, of Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, explored sexual dysfunction in survivors…

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Testicular Cancer

…cancer to seek support from our Young Adult Program, whose specialists can help them make difficult decisions concerning fertility and intimate relationships. Dana-Farber’s Sexual Health Program also helps individuals of all ages…