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

Managing Long-Term Stress

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Stress-Less In addition to offering resources to help you manage working during and after cancer treatment, Cancer and Careers hosts webinars to promote healthy living.  Recently, Julie Larson, LCSW, who has worked with many cancer survivors, shared tips for caring for … Continued

NCCN Policy Summit

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National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Patient Advocacy Summit Cancer patient advocates and oncologists joined together in Washington, DC in December to participate in the NCCN Patient Advocacy Summit: Value Tools for Patients. Rachel, our Education & Outreach Coordinator attended the … Continued

2016 Year in Review

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Recap of 2016! Along with our continued dedication to providing age-appropriate, comprehensive survivorship care to adolescents and young adults with a history of cancer, 2016 brought an abundance of new collaborations, program team transitions and exciting opportunities to spread AYA … Continued

Wearable Activity Trackers

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How many steps have you taken, today? Did you know 15% of consumers in the United States use a wearable activity tracker (i.e. Fitbit, Jawbone, Garmin) and that 42% of users are between the ages of 18 and 34? Drs. … Continued

Local Cancer Conference

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Art of Living: Life Beyond Cancer The Friends of Mel Foundation held their 6th annual Art of Living: Life Beyond Cancer Conference on November 12th bringing together cancer survivors and their caregivers. Rachel, our Education & Outreach Coordinator, attended and … Continued

Annual Lecture Recap

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Thank you, Dr. Stock! Last Friday, November 4th, Dr. Wendy Stock, from the University of Chicago Medicine, spoke to a diverse group made up of cancer survivors, supporters of the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program, aspiring … Continued

Cardio-Oncology Program

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Introducing, Dr. Jenica Upshaw The Institute of Medicine’s 2005 report, From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition, identified key components of survivorship care, including interventions for long-term and late effects from cancer and its therapies; and coordination between … Continued

3rd Annual Lecture

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Dr. Wendy Stock The Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at Tufts Medical Center is pleased to announce Wendy Stock, MD, will be the speaker for our 3rd annual program lecture on Friday, November 4th! The … Continued