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Stupid Cancer's mission is to help empower everyone affected by adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer by ending isolation and building community. Stupid Cancer offers a lifeline to the adolescent and young adult cancer community by providing age-appropriate resources to help navigate treatment and survivorship on your own terms.
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In Sickness and In Health: Caregiving for Your Romantic Partner
Time: Thursday, October 21 at 4:00 pm ET
Cancer is a huge strain on a relationship, whether or not you’ve taken any wedding vows. Adding the responsibility of caregiver to a partner role adds a new, potentially complicated dynamic. How do you take care of your own needs and responsibilities when your partner is sick? How do you have difficult conversations about sex and intimacy? This session for partner caregivers of AYA cancer patients will address the unique challenges of caregiving within a romantic relationship and provide strategies and tools for caregivers to best support their partner, their relationship, and themselves.
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Talking to Your Children About Cancer
One of the most challenging aspects of parenting through cancer is how to talk to your kids about it. When do you tell them? How much information should you share? What are you supposed to say? Every child and family is different, so there is no universal script, but this webinar will present strategies to help guide these delicate conversations with your family so that you can communicate effectively with your children about cancer.
The AYA Cancer Guide to Exercise: What You Can Do Before, During, and After Treatment
Let's get moving! This session, led by a cancer exercise specialist and AYA cancer survivor, will highlight the benefits of tailored exercise programs for those unsure of what kind of physical activity is appropriate. Regardless of where you are in treatment or recovery, join us to get started reducing treatment side effects and improving your body image, mental health, and overall strength.
From LinkedIn to Signed On: Owning Your Job Search
Looking for work can take some time and feel exhausting, but it also offers opportunities to take control and build towards the next awesome chapter of your life. This session will help you create an effective online brand, craft your best possible resume (even if you have employment gaps), navigate interviews, and more.