NYACAW 2012

Young Adult Advocacy Profile: Jill’s Legacy
Apr
01
2012

Young Adults CAN get lung cancer?  HUH? Meet Darby Anderson, K.C. Oakley and Maggie Eisenberg who lost their dear friend, Jill Costello to lung cancer when she was just 22 years old. Through this loss and the guidance of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, Jill’s Legacy was born.   VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: Maggie Eisenberg, […]

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Voices Of the Young Adult Cancer Movement
Mar
12
2012

The young adult cancer movement is growing. Meet several advocates in the young adult movement (Doug Ulman, Matthew Zachary, Heidi Adams, Maimah Karmo, Michelle Whitlock, Elissa Thorner-Bantug, Danielle Tindle and Joe Schneider) and Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical Director of CHOC Children’s Cancer Institute and the Director of the Young Adult Cancer Program at the University […]

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Do You Know? A PSA For National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week
Mar
12
2012

  National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week is April 2-8, 2012. Join us in spreading the word and encouraging young adults everywhere to be proactive about their health. Did you know? More than 70,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer every year. That’s one every eight minutes. Cancer is the number one disease killer of […]

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Check Yourself: A PSA for National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week
Mar
12
2012

  National Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week is April 2-8, 2012. Join us in spreading the word and encouraging young adults everywhere to be proactive about their health. THIS YEAR More than 70,000 young adults under the age of 40 will hear the words ‘You have CANCER’; that’s one EVERY eight minutes. We must UNITE […]

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Derailment: When a Young Adult Gets Cancer
Mar
12
2012

  Young adults face unique psychosocial concerns such as fertility preservation, body image, sexuality, education, insurance issues, employment reintegration and long term effects of treatment. Meet ten young adult survivors living in Southern California and Dr. Leonard Sender, Medical Director of CHOC Children’s Cancer Institute and the Director of the Young Adult Cancer Program at […]

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