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A Bot, A Boy, and A Belated Reflection on CancerCon 2018
Cancer

We all know that cancer sucks, our hope is that Vivibot can offer survivors some judgement-free advice to help them build resilience after cancer.

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A Video Game Improves Behavioral Outcomes in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer
Cancer

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a video-game intervention for improving adherence for adolescents and young adults with malignancies including acute leukemia, lymphoma, and soft-tissue sarcoma.

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Advice from a Mother Whose Son Had Cancer
Cancer

In addition to expressing my gratitude, I’d like to share some advice drawn from my own experience with my son’s cancer, in the spirit of warmth and encouragement.

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Avi’s Cancer Story: Life After Treatment
Cancer

This is what it feels like transitioning back into life after treatment. A leap of faith, where this is no longer a safety net.

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Avi’s Cancer Story: Part One
Cancer

Everyone said there might be a chance that everything would get back to normal, but who’s to say what is actually normal. My name is Avi Khanian, and this is my cancer story.

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Avi’s Cancer Story: The Road Will Find You
Cancer

Being a cancer survivor, I knew I could become a doctor that could relate to my patients. Empathy has always been my strong suit.

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Brittany’s Story
Cancer

Ten years later, Brittany takes a look back and considers how post-treatment and survivorship is different for everyone. This is her cancer journey.

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Cancer in Adolescents and Young Adults
Cancer

The objective of the current study was to examine social functioning among AYAs within the first 2 years after a cancer diagnosis and compare their scores with population norms and identify trajectories of social functioning over time and its correlates.

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Cancer-Fighting Gameplay: The Re-Mission 2 Trailer
Apps

Slice and dice! Seek and destroy! That’s what adolescent and young adult cancer patients told us they wanted to do to their disease.

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Clarissa’s Cancer Journey
Cancer

Clarissa was diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma just after her 21st birthday. She reflects on looking for care that matches her needs.

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Examining The Social Effects of Cancer
Cancer

Newly published research, sponsored by Hopelab, examining the social effects of cancer on the adolescent and young adult community was recently featured on “CBS This Morning.”

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