Teens and Young Adults
Teens and young adults who are diagnosed with cancer face unique concerns and challenges when it comes to things like education, employment, dating and intimacy.
YAconnect Online Support
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society offers YAconnect, which features programs and support for young adults (ages 18 to 39) with cancer, such as:
- a weekly online chat that provides an open forum for young adults dealing with cancer and cancer survivorship
- a blood cancer discussion board, which features a section specifically devoted to the young adult cancer community
- Webcasts that feature experts and young adults discussing topics such as the physical, emotional and financial challenges faced by young adults with cancer. Past webcasts include: