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Dana-Farber asked young adult patients to define cancer, and to also define themselves. Here's what they had to say.

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Cancer Chemo essays and short stories for youth readers .Short stories are diversions they are not cancer related so a good rest for the mind to break it from cancer  ArtemisJJones.blogspot.com
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“My care team had mentioned the port to me, but once my friend showed me hers and told me about the advantages, I decided to get one.”
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Does talcum powder cause ovarian cancer? Dr. Panos Konstantinopoulos discusses.
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5 things you need to know about esophageal cancer. 
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“Erin is a remarkable young woman with a very bright future ahead of her. We’re hopeful this will be a distant chapter for her, and that we will continue to see her in good health.”
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Does testicular cancer affect sexual function? Dr. Clair Beard discusses. 
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Dr. Haddad explains the major risk factors for head and neck cancers and describes some of the warning signs. 
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One of the most difficult aspects of having cancer is deciding who to tell and when. For young adults who may be attending college, maintaining an active social life, or starting a family, these questions are especially critical.
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Cancer patients are at a higher risk than the general population of developing serious blood clots. Dr. Jean Connors discusses symptoms, prevention, and treatment.
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Cancer is such an ugly word. :(
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How does testicular cancer treatment affect fertility? Dr. Clair Beard discusses fertility concerns and options.
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston is committed to providing expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer, while advancing the understanding, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.

On our G+ page, we share the latest news from Dana-Farber's cancer researcher; provide information about our clinical and supportive resources for people with cancer; and share insights and images that help tell the story of daily life at one of the country's top cancer care and research institutions.

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