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

Cancer Summit for Young Adults, 2016

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Report from the latest AYA Cancer Conference Our Education and Outreach Coordinator, Rachel, travelled to NYC to attend Stupid Cancer’s OMG Cancer Summit for Young Adults 2016 on September 17th!  The summit brought together over 100 young adults affected by … Continued

The College Admissions Process: How much should I share?

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Cancer to College Coach Michele Rosenthal has worked at colleges and universities throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic in administrative leadership, student affairs and currently as an academic dean. In addition to acting as an educational consultant, she has also supported AYAs affected by … Continued

End of Summer

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Thank you Summer Scholars! We had seven incredible summer scholars join the AYA Program team this summer who assisted in research and clinic!  Their contributions have enhanced our program, and as future providers, they have knowledge of the impact cancer … Continued

Thank You, Tully

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A note from Tully Tully Saunders, Program Coordinator, has been with the Reid R. Sacco AYA Cancer Program since its beginning. He recently transitioned out of the program, but before his departure he shared the below message: I want to … Continued