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

Meet Elise, Summer Scholar 2017!

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Meet Elise! Elise Steinberger has joined the Reid R. Sacco AYA Cancer Program team for the summer! Elise has completed her 1st year at Tufts University School of Medicine and will be spending her time learning about adolescent & young … Continued

Cancer Con 2017, Part 2

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Getting Informed Last week we shared a recap from Stupid Cancer’s Cancer Con and mentioned that our Education & Outreach Coordinator, Rachel, had the pleasure of leading a break out session titled, Getting Informed About Long-Term Follow-Up Care.  In today’s … Continued

Cancer Con 2017, Part 1

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Recap of Cancer Con 2017 Stupid Cancer held its annual Cancer Con, April 27-30 in Denver. The conference brought 650 AYA patients, survivors, caregivers, advocates and health professionals together. Rachel, our Education & Outreach Coordinator, attended the conference and presented, Getting … Continued

Healthy Snacks

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Eat Well Tufts Medical Center’s Frances Stern Nutrition Center provides nutrition services, working with you to create a tailored plan based on your individual nutrition needs. The center recently celebrated national nutrition month by providing tips for a healthy way … Continued

Colon Cancer Awareness

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Be Informed, about Colon Cancer A recent New York Times article titled, What Young People Need to Know About Colon Cancer, shared the experience of a 34 year old women who had been diagnosed with colon cancer, though she had … Continued

AYA at Cancer Survivorship Symposium

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Contributing to Research The 2nd annual Cancer Survivorship Symposium: Advancing Care and Research was held on January 27-28, 2017. Members of the AYA Program joined over 600 individuals who came together with the common focus of improving care for cancer … Continued