Navigating Cancer at a Young Age
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Navigating Cancer at a Young Age

Each year over 1,000 adolescents and young adults (AYAs) in Utah are diagnosed with cancer. For many of these young adults (ages 15-39), the cancer diagnosis is their first real medical issue. Patients may suddenly have to learn the difference between a medical oncologist and a radiation oncologist. They may also have questions about fertility issues, or need help understanding the complexities of the healthcare system. To help guide patients through these tough issues Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah, in collaboration with Intermountain Healthcare, offers a patient navigator designed to meet the needs of AYA cancer patients....

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