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Young Adults Coping with Cancer

Five young men and women treated at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute candidly discuss with Karen Fasciano, PsyD, issues they have encountered since being diagnosed with cancer, and how they have coped with these issues. Discussion topics include life disruptions, peer support, relationships, treatment transitions, life perspective and lessons learned.


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    • screenshot of a patient from the Young Adults video Hear from a young breast cancer patient and clinical psychologist Karen Fasciano, PsyD, about challenges faced by young adults coping with cancer in this video.