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Adulting with Cancer

It’s challenging to deal with cancer when you are learning to become an adult. Learn how to take change of your life.

  • Personal Health Checklist

    Personal Health Checklist

    Before you turn 18, your parents usually take care of your health care decisions. But once you are 18, managing your health becomes your responsibility – a checklist can help you keep track important information.

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  • What Should I Do After High School?

    What Should I Do After High School?

    Graduating from high school is a huge milestone. After high school, your focus may be finding a career.

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  • Health Insurance for Young Adults

    Health Insurance for Young Adults

    Cancer patients and survivors face special health care needs. In most states, children become legal adults at age 18 and must make decisions regarding health insurance.

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  • Workplace Training and Services

    Workplace Training and Services

    Childhood cancer survivors have resources to help with employment issues. Survivors may need additional training and vocational rehabilitation services complete their education or to find employment.

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  • Workplace Discrimination Protections

    Workplace Discrimination Protections

    Sometimes cancer survivors may face discrimination in the workplace. Cancer survivors in the United States have legal protections under three specific laws.

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  • Work Application Process - How Much to Disclose

    Work Application Process - How Much to Disclose

    Should you mention your cancer when applying for a job? The most important thing to know before answering this question is that you are not obligated to disclose your cancer history to a potential employer. 

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