Young adults with cancer face unique challenges | Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Every year in the US, more than 70,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer. Many young adult patients find coping with cancer particularly challenging because of the way it disrupts their lives, changes relationships and affects college or career.

Meet one young breast cancer patient and hear from clinical psychologist Karen Fasciano, PsyD, director of the Young Adult Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, about challenges faced by young adults coping with cancer. More on the Young Adult Program: