It’s Summer and connecting with one another is more open because we can comfortably meet up outside. How we experience any of these aspects of the season is up to us. Choice bubbles to the surface.Continue reading
Surviving As A Caregiver
Though I’m a young adult cancer survivor, having been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma at the age of 24, I first heard the words ‘you have cancer’ said to my mother 2 years before my own diagnosis.Continue reading
Cancer and Careers National Conference!
We are pleased to partner with Cancer and Careers on their annual National Conference on Work & Cancer, virtually on June 24, 2022!Continue reading
Join A Patient Education & Communication Focus Group
We’re running a focus group around the topic of age-appropriate patient education and communication with support from Daiichi Sankyo. Overall, conversation will center on how to provide information and education to young adults facing cancer in a way that is easily understandable, engaging, and suitable.Continue reading
Join Get Your Groove Back – Cancer Can’t Steal My Mojo!
A new program developed and led by Tara O’Donoghue of LOV Yoga that will ignite your imagination, motivation, and self actualization – revealing the magic within.Continue reading
Survival Is Insufficient
Now there is scientific research showing that the young adult cancer population, aged 18-39, is the most isolated age-group who experiences cancer, and that this isolation is linked to all sorts of quality of life issues. It affects survival rates, reintegration into normal life, and a host of other things. There is data showing that surviving cancer is not enough, we must also be helped to thrive. There is data showing that survival is insufficient.Continue reading
Write Now With Jean Rowe: Remember
In the Sunday Reset, we wrote about “Remember that time when,” and the sharing was rich. It included being connected to cancer journeys while also transcending them. Why is this important?Continue reading
Register for Inside the Terrarium!
Cactus Cancer Society is hosting an online, day-long, young adult cancer survivorship event inspired by the five themes of the show Queer Eye. More than just a series of webinars, the event will be extremely interactive and will allow young adults facing cancer to engage with one another and to meaningfully connect with subject-matter experts.Continue reading
Moving Connection Online
Who was this imposter who had taken over my body? My friends tried to understand, but with nothing in their health repertoire even close to cancer, there were things they just couldn’t connect with. I tried to find support but there wasn’t any nearby…Continue reading
Happy New Year 2022!
From all of us here at Cactus Cancer Society, Happy New Year 2022!Continue reading