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The Healing Power of Adventure

A cancer diagnosis at any age is life-changing, daunting, and difficult. It can be especially challenging for young adults, people ages 18-39, who are dealing with cancer while also navigating college, first careers, new relationships, starting families, and other young adult milestones. Every year, 70,000 young adults are diagnosed with cancer, and that doesn’t include those diagnosed as children who are now young adult survivors and thrivers. As a young adult with cancer, I know it can be hard finding other people who “get it.”

By |2019-11-08T10:01:40-05:00October 24th, 2018|Member Stories, News, Newsletter|

The Pediatric & SDH-Deficient GIST Consortium

Our Commitment to the Biden Cancer Initiative We are excited to launch an innovative initiative to strengthen and advance research for effective treatments of a rare subset of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor (GIST) patients, who [...]

By |2018-10-30T12:14:09-04:00October 24th, 2018|Advocacy, Newsletter, SDH-Deficient GIST|

The Life Raft Group – Part of the Conversation at CTTI

The Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) Steering Committee gathered in Washington, D.C. on September 25th to discuss how clinical trials fit within scientific strategies to address public health priorities, review the portfolio of initiatives, [...]

By |2018-10-29T13:25:55-04:00October 24th, 2018|Advocacy, Global, Newsletter|
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