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

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

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

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

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

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

Cancer Survivorship Research: Mental Health

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Improving Mental Health Care for Survivors Attention to survivors’ mental health has gained attention over the past decades as research has shown some individuals with a history of cancer experience mental distress and worry at various times, or throughout the various … Continued