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Young Cancer Survivors
Archives for December 2010
hey there, another new guy
Hello everyone, I'm Jason, 27 years old, and this is my first time visiting this site. I'm a late bloomer here, seeing as I'm about 16 months post-treatment. I was diagnosed with squamous cell tongue cancer in April of 2009 and finished my treatments (surgery, radiation, and chemo) in August of 2009. I am happy to say that…
Parenting with Cancer
Do you tell your children? My oldest son is 5 and I don't really think he would understand..I've kind of just been avoiding the subject around him and kinda sneaking around his back about the cancer... I don't really feel like it would be beneficial to tell him a bunch of things he won't understand. I have some people…
Support for survivors in their 20's
Hi everyone. I'm 24 years old and just finished treatment for Hodgkins disease. I'm frustrated that I haven't been able to find other people my age and wonder if there's anyone out there like me. I was the youngest my treatment center and everyone in the support group I go to is in their 50's and 60's. I called the 800…
young adult cancer survivor
Hi Everyone! I am a 31 year old ovarian cancer survivor of 18 months. Cancer has forever changed my life but always have been and will always be an optimist during and after my treatment. On the other hand, dating has been hard for me since diagnosis. At my age, men wants children and being an OC survivor, having a…