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Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Patients (AYA) Often Lack Support: Study

“Conclusions-Substantial proportions of Adolescent and Young Adult patients are not utilizing psychosocial support services. Findings suggest the importance of identifying psychologically distressed

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The Four Major Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Issues

Four?! Only four cancer issues? I didn’t say only 4, I’m saying these are the 4 most important cancer issues to an adolescent and young adult cancer patient. Looking back over my cancer experiences

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Pediatric, AYA Cancer Survivors- Prevent Chronic Diseases aka Late Stage Side Effects

“By age 45, 56% of the childhood cancer survivors diagnosed before age 15 had developed severe health problems, compared with 39% of survivors diagnosed in adolescence or early adulthood and 12%

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Multiple Myeloma Side Effect- Infertility

If MM patients, or any young cancer patients are undergoing chemotherapy and/or radiation a ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure I was originally diagnosed with multiple myeloma at 34 in 1994. My

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Cancer Coaching Testimonials- PeopleBeatingCancer

Cancer Coaching testimonials from cancer patients, survivors and caregivers give me a “sense of purpose.” The Cancer Coaching testimonials below are from patients and caregivers of different

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Cryoablation- Palliative Therapy for Bone Metastases

Percutaneous cryoablation is a safe, effective, and durable method of palliative therapy for pain due to bone metastases I underwent palliative therapy for my relapsed cancer in the fall of 1996. At the

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Multiple Myeloma Survival – Internet

I have survived an “incurable” cancer called multiple myeloma since early 1994. I research all things MM to provide cancer coaching to patients and caregivers through PeopleBeatingCancer- We’ve

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AYA Cancer Survivors- Psychosocial Care

The delivery of quality health care for adolescent and young adults with cancer and survivors requires an in-depth and comprehensive approach that focuses on the unique psychosocial challenges faced by

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A Cancer “Cure” is Not Enough- Cancer Survivors QOL

‘Many studies have shown that childhood and adolescent cancer survivors are at increased risk for chronic medical problems and emotional late effects as they age…’ Surviving Acute Myelogenous

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Meredith Ann- Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

Acute Myelogenous Leukemia – “Except I kept getting worse and then somehow a mono diagnosis turned into an acute myelogenous leukemia one instead.” When I was nineteen and nearing the

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