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Caregivers Cancer

The Young Adult Cancer Social Network: Why Support Networks Matter

Miki Moskowitz | Posted 11.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Miki Moskowitz

Young people are social beings, but for the more than half a million young adult cancer survivors in America, finding support and guidance through existing social networks can be a tall task.

Letting Caregivers Actually Care

Dan Duffy | Posted 09.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

It is not a strength to be self-sufficient at all times in all circumstances. The people you love are dying to be there for you, and we in turn need to reciprocate that. It's a gift that we can give, and that we owe, to the people who put everything aside just so our lives can be a little more tolerable.

Young Adult Caregivers: Where Do We Fit In?

Alice Whitney | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Alice Whitney

As the girlfriend of a young adult with cancer, I also faced a unique struggle that caregivers of children or adults don't face: trying to find my place and purpose in all of this. Since Chris' parents were his caregivers, what was my job?

Finding My Community at Stupid Cancer's OMG Summit for Young Adults

Lola Scott | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Lola Scott

From the get go, I've been treated at a pediatric hospital, on pediatric protocols, and may, by age, be considered pediatric -- but I am far from it. For once, I was in a room with survivors that got me.

Fighting Cancer With... Joy?

Joy Huber | Posted 05.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Joy Huber

Since my name is Joy, I have found my life's purpose in helping others fight cancer with Joy, literally and figuratively! I help them discover how to transform that paralyzing fear of dying into happiness! Because given a choice, would you rather fight cancer with Joy or without it?