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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

    Cancer Research Institute Immunotherapy Patient Summit

    Learn about the basics of immunotherapy, a promising new approach to cancer treatment. Dr. Kimmie Ng from Dana-Farber will lead a breakout session on gastrointestinal cancer at this event, held on July 27, 2019 in Dana-Farber’s Yawkey building.

    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.

    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.