Club Cancer's New Tool in the Fight Against Young Adult Cancer

August 7, 2014 8:38 PM

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Club Cancer's New Tool in the Fight Against Young Adult Cancer

I recently participated in Club Cancer's new discussion series, "The Survivor Dialogues." Club Cancer is an advocacy organization focusing on young adult and teen cancer awareness. Founded by Partick Betters, a survivor of Non Hodgkin's T-Cell Lymphoma since the age of 17, the organization is a growing resource in the push to for cancer equality. The Survivor Dialogues feature discussions with young adult and teen survivors of cancer, with the goal of touching on issues that are unique to the age group's experience with the disease. You can read more about Club Cancer and Patrick here. Below is the first installment of the Survivor Dialogues, reposted with permission, featuring myself and Patrick as we discuss issues faced through treatment and beyond.

I was on Facebook recently and saw an article on The Huffington Post from a young adult cancer survivor that is making his mark in the cancer world. His words really had an affect on me in a way not many people have, and I knew I had to reach out. I had an idea for a project for quite some time now,...

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