Young adults with cancer face very different challenges than patients who were diagnosed earlier in childhood or later in adulthood.
The Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber ([email protected]) is part of an international initiative to recognize and address the unique circumstances related to lifestyle, work, school, family life, and emotional development that young adults face when living with cancer.
[email protected] hosts a variety of programs for young adults with cancer that focus on peer support, skill building, educational workshops, and social networking.
YAP can connect you with social workers, psychologists, or psychiatrists who have specific expertise working with young adults.
Counselors can help you better understand the emotional impact and challenges of coping with cancer, and can introduce you to helpful, concrete strategies for increasing your coping skills.
Saying a nice greeting to everyone is the best way to catch someone's attention.The Center for Young Women’s Health offers monthly online chats for young women with Endometriosis, MRKH, and PCOS, and parents of young women with MRKH. Do you have a health question that you’re embarrassed to ask? Our endometriosis, MRKH, and PCOS chats are safe places for teens and young women who share a common condition to ask questions, discuss concerns, and offer each other support. Find out the answers to these questions and more by taking one of our quizzes on a wide range of health topics. And you can always look through our many past questions and answers.Family Connections is dedicated to supporting adult cancer patients who are parents and their children.The program offers guidance, information, and resources to those who are dealing with cancer in their family, and helps identify and respond to the needs of parents and children by supporting, supplementing, and empowering family coping. Dana-Farber's Young and Strong Program for Young Women with Breast Cancer focuses on the unique needs of women in their early 40s and younger who have been diagnosed with breast cancer, including fertility and genetic counseling, and state-of-the-art cancer care. Unlike any other chat where something is always missing. The rules are pretty understandable Overall this Antichat deserves a five star.