How we can help

There are many ways to take part in the YACC community. Connect through our private Facebook group; meet other young adults affected by cancer through our digital, local, and national programs; and read posts and profiles from other young adults who know what it’s like to face cancer in your late teens, 20s, and 30s.

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Reach out today to connect with YACC, finding support, and join our amazing community.

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Private Facebook Groups

We have multiple private facebook groups to connect you with other survivors, 24/7.

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Our Community

Connect with other young adults dealing with cancer through their profiles and stories.

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Our Programs

Our Programs range from simple meet-ups to mountain climbing, and much more!

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Survivor Conference

The Survivor Conference is the biggest annual reunion of YACC community members in Canada. Join us for empowering peer support.

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Private Facebook Groups

Our private Facebook group is a very supportive space where you can ask questions or simply share what you are going through.

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Localife

YACC’s got your back! Join the Localife program in your city today! Meet great people who get it and have fun.

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YACCtivist

YACCtivists build the awareness and capacity of YACC so that the organization is able to reach more young adults with cancer, serve them with more programming opportunities, and change the future for young adults with cancer.

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Retreat Yourself Adventure

YACC meets adventure with the Retreat Yourself Adventure! Join cancer survivors and supporters as they push their limits in Newfoundland.

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Retreat Yourself

Retreat Yourself unites YACC community members and provides an opportunity to talk and share stories with people who get it.

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Big Cancer Hook-up

Connect and reconnect at the Big Cancer Hook-up! Join YACC community members, survivors, and supporters at this year’s national event.

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Geoff's Blog
Geoff's blog: Some COVID clarity

Geoff's blog: Some COVID clarity

"If COVID has reminded me of anything, it’s that I’m still and always in control of me, my thoughts, my dreams, and how I use my fuel."

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Community Story
Coping during a health pandemic

Coping during a health pandemic

"YACC has contributed immensely to my overall wellbeing since my diagnosis and has given me invaluable tools to not only survive this pandemic but thrive throughout it."

#Jennifer Ryan  #YACCtivist blog  

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Community Story
What's in my bag: Hospital stay edition

What's in my bag: Hospital stay edition

YACCtivist Keri is a hospital stay veteran. Check out her tips for staying as comfortable as possible.

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YACC values spark

As we wait out the pandemic, we will support, connect, and inspire because even though it’s not how we did it last year, every cancer, every stage, we’ve got your back.

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YAC Prime campaign honoured by IABC

Congratulations to BlueSky Communications for receiving the IABC/Toronto Award for Excellence!

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YAC Prime: Fertility options

The YAC Prime Study found that only half of patients discussed fertility with their medical team, and only 13 per cent went through any type of fertility preserving procedure.

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#NVW2020: Thank you, board and committee members!

YACC’s board and committee members don’t just donate hours and hours of their expertise and time, they are all in.

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#NVW2020: Thank you, third party event volunteers!

Brittany takes a minute to thank some of the incredible volunteers who hold events in support of YACC each year.

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Announcing Survivor Conference 2020: Virtual!

We are PUMPED to open registration for another brand new program -- Survivor Conference 2020: Virtual from May 22-24!

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The Climb

Join us for YACC's annual Climb on September 22, 2019!

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Third Party Events

Fundraising through private, third party events is a great way to support YACC! Do you have an event you’d like to host? Reach out!

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