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Whether you’re recently diagnosed or have been living with cancer for years, these resources can help you find the support you need.
Obesity, physical inactivity and smoking may be factors that are responsible for the rise of early-onset disease.
“Today, it is not only youth who are at risk for smoking initiation. We will need to carefully consider young adults as well.”
Exclusion from parents’ insurance may lead to life-threatening lapses in chemo and radiation, study shows.
Despite progress, adolescents and young adults face substantial cancer disparities by race/ethnicity.
These survivors are more likely to develop high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid disorder and other chronic conditions.
Weeks after testing positive for the coronavirus, one in five young adults without chronic conditions had not fully recovered.
These cancers include those that are rare among adults under 40, such as breast, colon, pancreas, kidney, prostate and ovarian cancer.
Participants also reported improvements in quality of life
There is an increased risk of death for patients with cancers such as lymphoma, skin melanomas and carcinoma.
Cancer experience affects work performance, career decisions and personal debt.
Younger women who put on pounds may gain protection against breast cancer, but after menopause, weight gain increases risk.
“Young adult survivors are more vulnerable to financial instability for many reasons related to the tasks of young adult development."
Cancer survivors also had more than double the risk for several other negative health conditions.
Widespread vaccination could potentially eliminate cervical, anal, oral and other HPV-related cancers.
Families of children with cancer face special challenges. Here are some places to seek financial, emotional and educational support.
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