Being an AYA with cancer means navigating treatment and survivorship while balancing questions about fertility, finances, and so much more. Click on the links below to learn more about these concerns and find resources to help you Get Busy Living
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Many AYAs find that the hardest part of their cancer journey is managing their mental health. You deserve support during and after treatment.
Building a Family
Whether you want a lot of kids, none at all, or haven’t decided yet, building a family can be way more complicated with cancer. But you do have options - and we're here to help.
Health & Wellness
Your medical team will manage your treatment plan, but it’s important for you as the patient to take ownership of your physical health and wellness. Let us show you how!
Sex & Relationships
The physical and emotional changes that come with cancer are likely impact your romantic relationships and sex life. It might feel taboo to talk about...but we're going to!
Caregivers to AYA patients are very much a part of our community...and you deserve specialized support.
College & Career
As a young adult, your life doesn't stop when you get cancer. You still need to think about finishing school or going to work...and that just got a lot more complicated.
Insurance & Finances
Paperwork is always a nightmare, but it's critical for you to stay on top of the details. It's complicated, but there are resources to help you navigate the files and forms.
Adolescent and young adult cancer patients and survivors are the most underserved patient population by age, and these disparities are compounded for marginalized AYA communities. We're working to promote health equity and eliminate disparities.
Stupid Cancer recognizes the immense stress COVID-19 has added to the AYA community. Check out our COVID-19 Resource page to find some coping mechanisms we have available to you through our programs and partners.
Interested in partnering with Stupid Cancer for your next research project?
View our Research Project Guidelines here.