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Understanding the state of adolescent and young adult cancers and how to support patients and survivors

Data shows cancer rates among younger people are on the rise.

According to research, survivors of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers are more likely than their peers to experience mental health challenges.

This hour, we discuss the state of adolescent and young adult cancers and how to support patients and survivors in holistic ways.

Our guests:

This story is reported from WXXI’s Inclusion Desk.

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.