Many cancer patients can rattle off the names of their treatment and maintenance medications without a second thought. But the road from drug development to patient use is long – and many of us never give a second thought to how these treatments are invented, tested, and implemented.Continue reading
got some pretty amazing things in the works and we’re very excited about getting back to you this August with more wonderful programs.Continue reading
Why The Cancer Experience Can Be Especially Difficult for AYAs
There is clearly a need for research and healthcare institutions to pay more attention to AYAs to help mitigate negative outcomes. So, the most urgent question becomes… What can be done to help?Continue reading
So, What Exactly Is An AYA?
An adolescent just diagnosed with cancer who is exploring their identity will likely have very different needs than a young adult recently diagnosed with cancer who just had their first child.Continue reading
Check Out Our Limited-Edition Merch!
We know how much you love swag, so we’ve added some new limited-edition designs to our online shop! These designs celebrate just how strong and resilient (and sometimes a little prickly) our community is. These designs will only be available for our birthday month, so head to our shop before April 30th to get yours!Continue reading
Who Wants A Prize?!
We’re turning 7, so we’ve set a goal of raising $7,000 for our birthday! To help us reach our goal, host your own Facebook fundraiser and ask your friends to donate in support of Cactus Cancer Society.Continue reading
Today’s Our Birthday!
Today’s our birthday, and we’re inviting you to our BIRTHDAY BASH!Continue reading
Join Our Focus Group!
Join a focus group, hosted by Cactus Cancer Society, Elephants and Tea, and Servier Pharmaceuticals. We’re looking to speak with a group of 15 young adults facing cancer, ages 26-35, about your survivorship.Continue reading
We’re Turning 7!
April is our birthday month, and we’ve got some amazing festivities planned! While we can’t meet in person, you can join along with Cactus Cancer Society staff, community members, board members, and supporters in celebrating all month long!Continue reading
Here at Cactus Cancer Society, we’re always interested in amplifying the voices and experiences of young adults facing cancer, and making sure this population is represented in research. Check out this research opportunity looking at humor among friends during cancer!Continue reading