We fight to improve the lives of people affected by cancer
Critical Mass: The Young Adult Cancer Alliance (CM:YACA)
...of CM:YACA is to serve adolescents and young adults ages 15–39 diagnosed with cancer by increasing survival rates and quality of life. This group strives to ensure access to the best medical and psych...Learn More
- Quality of Life
- Quality of life refers to the level of satisfaction that an individual experiences in life. Factors include: economic status, physical and mental health, relationships with others, personal developmen...
- Palliative care
- ...quality of life for those living with a serious illness. This type of care is focused on comfort and provides relief from pain and other distressing symptoms. Palliative care also concerns end-of-life...
- ...quality of life for dying persons. Most hospice care is provided in the patient's own home. Bereavement follow-up services are offered to family members in the year after the death of their loved ...
- Parkinson's disease
- ...of symptoms through medication and exercise is appearing to improve the quality of life of those living with the disease.