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Mafalda talks about her anxiety of learning to fly and the similarities of her cancer experience.

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The Day My World Changed

Jeff Bryant, a 6ft 8in former high school basketball star talks about his rigorous battle with Osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer...

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The Power of Connection

Hannah, a survivor and advocate for teens and young adults with cancer shares her story and the importance of mental health, connection...

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Cancer Nearly Killed me, but COVID is Fo...

In these moments, there is undoubtedly fear. Fear of the unknown and the fading illusion of control.

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Alexa C

I am fortunate to say that I had great health as a child and teenager. My parents would only serve me fresh organic food and make sure...

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Music Nights With Play It Back

To know that we’ve helped so many young people express themselves through music and have given them songs and experiences that will l...

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Covid As A Cancer Survivor

Living the past 6 weeks has felt very familiar. I haven’t been able to see my friends or family. I find my mind wandering back to fee...

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TCA To Host Game Nights

TCA is hosting weekly game nights via Zoom to provide an opportunity for teens and young adults to connect with their peers.

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Colon Cancer Survivor Discusses Importan...

In honor of Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Teen Cancer America would like to highlight one of our amazing young adult advocates.

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