Young Adults

You want to stay focused on school, your career and starting a family. Don't let cancer get in your way.

Watch Missed: Young Adults with Cancer

Adolescents and young adults (15-40) have very specific concerns and needs when faced with a cancer diagnosis. This is the time when you want to meet others, focus on school and start a family. A cancer diagnosis can present many challenges, and we're here to help you.

Cancer Support Resources

LIVESTRONG 1-on-1 Navigation

We believe in not letting cancer take control of your life. Our cancer navigation services provide the support you need as you face your cancer journey.

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Critical Mass

Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) diagnosed with cancer face issues fundamentally different from children or the elderly. We highlight the unique features of the AYA cancer experience with the goal of improving treatments and outcomes. We envision a world where AYA’s with cancer have every resource necessary to survive and thrive.

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LACT Brochure for Young Adults

Finishing treatment can be both exciting and scary. Many survivors want to focus on returning back to normal. As a cancer survivor, taking charge of your health and preparing for life after cancer treatment can help make the transition easier. You have a right to take an active role in your future by reaching out to others or asking the questions you have. This booklet can help you think about how to prepare for your life after treatment.

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Care Plan

Survivorship after treatment is an important phase of cancer care. The Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) report, From Cancer Patient to Cancer Survivor: Lost in Transition, recommends that each cancer patient receive a Survivorship Care Plan—a plan for wellness to help you continue to receive the best health care.

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Health Insurance Podcast

Health insurance coverage is a particularly important issue to review when facing a cancer diagnosis. Learn more about managing the financial aspects of cancer from oncology experts and young adult survivors.

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School Podcast

Balancing cancer and school may be a concern for you. Learn more about how to handle your schoolwork and stay connected to your classmates from medical experts and young adult survivors.

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Work Podcast

Dealing with cancer while in the workplace may be a concern for some cancer survivors. Learn more about job-related issues from oncology experts and young adult survivors.

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