AYA Summer Scholar 2018

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Meet Owen! Each year the AYA Program invites future medical providers to join our team for the summer. This year Owen Bennion, who recently completed his first year at Tufts University School of Medicine, will join the AYA care team … Continued

Providing AYAs with tools for self-advocacy!

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Advocating for Your Long Term Follow-Up Care  Last April, Stupid Cancer’s annual Cancer Con brought over 600 Adolescent & Young Adult (AYAs) cancer patients/survivors together for a weekend filled with informational sessions and new connections, in Denver, Colorado. Our Medical … Continued

5-Year Summary of the Reid R. Sacco AYA Cancer Program

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How Far We’ve Come The Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at Tufts Medical Center welcomed our first patients in January 2013. To celebrate our first five-years we presented a recap to some of our some … Continued

Helping AYAs around the world

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Global AYA Cancer Congress The 2nd Global Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Congress took place in Atlanta, GA, in early December 2017.  Our Program Manager, Rachel, attended and presented a poster titled, Raising AYA Cancer Awareness through Personal Narrative. The … Continued

4th Annual Lecture Recap

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Cancer Prevention Dr. Graham Colditz, a public health expert and epidemiologist who has dedicated his distinguished 35+ years career to the causes and prevention of chronic diseases and cancer was the Reid R. Sacco AYA Cancer Program’s 4th annual lecture … Continued

4th Annual Lecture Speaker: Dr. Graham Colditz

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Please join us! The Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program is thrilled to announce our 4th Annual Lecture Speaker will be Graham Colditz, MD, DrPH, FAFPHM, a public health expert and epidemiologist. He will present at … Continued

Survivorship Research

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Cancer Survivorship: The Importance of Research The National Cancer Institute (NCI) held a Facebook live event in late July in which the Director of the NCI’s Office of Cancer Survivorship, Dr. Julia Rowland, Chief Executive Officer of the National Coalition … Continued

Farmers Market Season

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Shop the Rainbow Incorporating healthy eating habits is important for your immediate and long-term health. The Weight and Wellness Program at Tufts Medical Center has shared tips to help you successfully navigate your farmers market and leave with a bounty of … Continued

Welcome, Diana!

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Diana Mihalache Diana is the third member of the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Progam’s Summer Scholar 2017 team! She has selected to dedicate her summer to learning more about AYA cancer before beginning her 2nd year at … Continued

Introducing, Haylee!

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Haylee Rosenblatt Tufts University School of Medicine (TUSM) student, Haylee, has joined the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Program for the summer! In her Summer Scholar role she will be working closely with our survivorship specialist and … Continued