Posts Tagged ‘ young adult cancer survivor ’

Posted on April 19th, 2013 by megan  |  No Comments »

5 Reasons to Attend the Young Adult Cancer Survivors’ Summit

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When I moved to Dallas four years ago, I was three years into what would eventually become a seven-year battle with leukemia. I knew a couple of other people in the area, but none of them had experienced cancer. As a result, my days consisted of going to work, then home, and doing what I […]

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Posted on June 4th, 2012 by Ashley Howland  |  No Comments »

YACS Share Advice

YACS Share Advice

When you’re young you think you are going to live forever. You’re untouchable. At some point, I think we all figure out that’s not true. Some people figure it out earlier than others. Take young adult cancer survivors (YACS) for example. They are young, untouchables just like the rest of us, until one day, questions […]

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Posted on October 5th, 2011 by Ashley Howland  |  1 Comment »

Movie Review: 50/50

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Walking into the theater to watch “50/50” was a bit of an anxious experience for me. I did not know what to expect and was hopeful that it accurately portrayed the struggles of a cancer patient, without too much comedy or bluntness that would make it a challenge to watch. I feel that the movie […]

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