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It does seem as if there are a lot of "awareness days/weeks/months" on the books. Every possible disease and issue seems to have one. Some of them are entertaining, some silly and redundant. Others can be game changers. National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week is in the game-changer category.
While much progress has been made, there is still far to go in order for newly diagnosed young adult patients to reap the benefits of that progress the instant they hear the words, "You have cancer."