Pioneering advice for young adults with cancer
People who get cancer as a young adult face a unique set of challenges as compared to those who get as children or adults. There is a sense of isolation, financial insecurity, loss of hope for normalcy, and more that makes fighting cancer even more challenging. Despite the fact that millions of people are diagnosed with cancer annually, getting the diagnosis can feel lonely. Creating a network of support catered to each unique diagnosis can help give fighters and survivors an extra layer of support.
Stupid Cancer, which is today the world s leading youth cancer lifestyle brand, to harness the internet to make sure nobody else would have to suffer the social isolation he did. Together they champion change for 15-39 year olds for whom cancer has become the number one killer, yet lack age-appropriate support to help them deal with the impact on fertility, relationships, career, insurance the works.