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Cancer survivors also had more than double the risk for several other negative health conditions.
Families of children with cancer face special challenges. Here are some places to seek financial, emotional and educational support.
Widespread vaccination could potentially eliminate cervical, anal, oral and other HPV-related cancers.
Some of the teens and young adults suffered severe lung damage after smoking e-cigarettes.
Hugo Toovey, self-proclaimed “one but, half a gut,” founded 25StayAlive to encourage young people to be proactive with their health.
Dana-Farber’s Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center is one of the only centers dedicated to treating the diseases in people under age 50.
Here are some groups and programs to help ease the transition from treatment to survivorship.
The results describe the challenges people ages 18 to 39 face during and after treatment.
Not only was he diagnosed with testicular cancer at 23, but when a lung tumor resisted treatment, Daniel needed total lung removal surgery.
Experts say the regimen will become the standard of care for people up to age 40 who are newly diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
The major goal is to understand why the incidence of disease is increasing in young people, for the purposes of prevention and treatment.
When taken together, the results of the study indicate that being female is a risk factor for early-onset melanoma.
Incidence is increasing for six of 12 obesity-related cancers, including colorectal, kidney and pancreatic.
Among young people, rates of melanoma are especially alarming; it is now the second most-common cancer among young women aged 20–29.
Today, 16 states require insurance plans to cover fertility preservation care when treatment like chemotherapy risks infertility.
Nancy Balin raises testicular cancer awareness through her ‘Family Jewels Foundation’ in memory of her stepson, Jaimeson Jones.
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