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Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center Events for Patients

  • As a young-onset colorectal cancer patient, we encourage you to learn more and to engage with our community. These events and resources are meant to increase public awareness and education around the rising burden of colorectal cancer in young adults. See what we’re up to below.


  • Too Young for This Sh*t Webcast - Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program®
    The Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program® hosted a live webcast about the rise of early-onset colorectal cancer. Watch the video to hear from Dr. Kimmie Ng, our Center’s Director, and Pat Beauregard, a Dana-Farber colon cancer patient.


  • Upcoming Events

    Colorectal Cancer Alliance National Conference

    Join us on September 17 – 18, 2019 for the Colorectal Cancer Alliance’s signature patient and family support educational event. In partnership with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, this event will address ground breaking clinical trials, the latest advances in colorectal cancer, survivorship, and more.

    Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Center Patient and Family Forum

    Save the Date: On Saturday, March 7, 2020, join other young colon and rectal cancer patients and loved ones to learn about innovations in research and strategies for maximizing the quality of your life. The forum is open to individuals treated at Dana-Farber and elsewhere.

    2020 Young Adult Patient (YAP) Conference

    The 17th annual Young Adult Patient conference will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020, and is open to all Dana-Farber patients and their supporters. The conference covers a wide range of topics and provides strategies for coping with cancer as a young adult and opportunities to meet others facing similar challenges. Learn more about the Young Adult Program (YAP) and previous conferences.