Adolescents and Young Adults with Cancer (via Ronnie Lippin Cancer Info & Resource Line's Blog)

Youths with cancer….i don’t know what else could be more devestating to a parent or relative of the child with cancer….

According the National Cancer Institute, cancer occurring between the ages of 15 and 30 years is almost three times more common than cancer occurring during the first 15 years of life. Cancer survival rates for this age group used to be better than for older individuals, but during recent years the survival rates have leveled off and are not as good as they previously were. The majority of cases diagnosed in adolescents and young adults appear to … Read More

via Ronnie Lippin Cancer Info & Resource Line's Blog

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