Advocacy Matters
Time: Wednesday, May 19 at 3:00 pm ET

Adolescent and young adult cancer patients face unique challenges when approaching new transitions in life - from starting high school to getting married - and as they move through the healthcare system have additional concerns to consider. Join Dr. Karen Winkfield, Dr. Tiffany Avery, and Dr. Zanetta Lamar of the 3 Black Docs podcast for this open and informative talk about how to best advocate for yourself as an AYA in the face of health disparities and how we can move towards dismantling inequities in healthcare.


Fitness at Home for Beginners
Time: Friday, February 19 at 3:00 pm ET

Who wants to go to a gym in a pandemic? If you've set some fitness goals but are having trouble getting motivated, join survivor and cancer exercise specialist Casey Head for an at home workout that will get you off the couch (at least for a little while). It's a great way to participate in our February Fitness Challenge. If you’ve got a body and want to move that body, then come and move it together with us at this live workout.


COVID-19 Concerns: Vaccine Rollout
Time: Tuesday, March 9 at 2:00 pm ET

A full year after our first COVID-19 Q&A session, we are still facing enormous challenges during this global pandemic. As vaccines start to become available, there remain a lot of questions for our AYA and immunocompromised community. Join us for this follow up session with Dr. Steven Pergam, Director of Infection Prevention at Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Dr. Alpana Waghmare, Assistant Professor of Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division at Fred Hutch, to address your questions about vaccinations for COVID-19 and what you need to know as a young cancer patient or survivor.


Caregiver Stress & Burnout
Time: Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00 pm ET

After more than a year of a global pandemic, we are all feeling stressed. But caregivers of AYA cancer patients are under a double, or even triple, burden as they juggle work or school, household tasks, and caring for a sick loved one. This session will give practical tools and strategies for managing stress and avoiding burnout for caregivers.


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