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YAC Prime: Body image concerns of young adult cancer survivors: A brief report

“The purpose of this study was to describe body image among YA cancer survivors and examine relationships between body image and personal (age, gender), medical (time since diagnosis, stage, recurrence, metastasis, treatment status, number of treatments received), and psychosocial (distress, social support, post traumatic growth) variables.”

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PANEL: Moving Forward With Or After Cancer In COVID Times

With COVID-19 in the picture and some aspects of our lives starting up again with the new season, we know that moving forward, for our community members, looks a little different for you and comes with different concerns. 

Join us on September 17 to connect with other young adults who know how you’re feeling.

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Another way to flatten COVID-19? Roll it.

Access to YACC’s supportive community has never been more important as young adults are facing diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, isolation, and uncertainty in an more isolated and uncertain society. So, we’re grabbing our wheels and hitting the asphalt to help them connect with a peer community that “gets it.”

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A Survivor Conference update

“Physical distancing has proven to affect YACC’s face-to-face programs in a real way. After conversations with our partners at CancerCare Manitoba (CCMB) and CancerCare Manitoba Foundation (CCMF), we sadly had to come to the conclusion that the Survivor Conference that had been postponed to October 1-5, 2020 will now have to be cancelled.”

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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: 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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