Young Adult Cancer

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 3:09pm

Last October, at age 19, I was diagnosed with cancer. I had recently graduated from high school and begun working. And then I started not feeling well – I was tired and under the weather all the time.

Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 3:31pm

Music has many benefits. It can create encouragement, motivation, determination, resilience, and the ability to cope. Most importantly, it can heal. Sometimes when there are no words or there is nothing to say, music says it all.

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 1:45pm
What do you do when — after planning your life and working hard to achieve your dreams — your plans are interrupted by cancer?
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 12:59pm

Like many young women with hopes and dreams, Racine Walton had a lot to look forward to as she approached her 28th birthday.

Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 7:48pm
Weight management is by far the most personal part of my journey I’ve talked about so far. I can’t tell you how many hours I’ve spent elated or devastated reacting to the numbers on the scale and how they are represented on my body.
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 2:49pm
Let Halloween be your excuse to embrace your beautiful bald head. Make the most of your situation with one of these fun and easy Halloween costumes.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:59pm

There are countless things to say about going through cancer treatment and testing, but in my experience, it’s the elements of survivorship that often go ignored or are put off to deal with at a later date.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 5:41pm

For cancer patients, the threat of infertility is a common concern. Radiation, chemotherapy and surgery have the potential to impact fertility. That’s why it’s so important for young cancer patients to have a multidisciplinary team of cancer and fertility experts who can offer the most effective treatment and fertility preservation options.

Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 3:25pm

A solid ten years of dreaming and planning finally came to fruition only to go up in flames thanks to a 30-minute doctor appointment on the Upper West Side. The culprit? Cancer.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:01pm

Young adult survivor, J.G., shares his experience with testicular cancer and how the largest, annual young adult cancer convention helped him get his life back on track.