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UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Who We Are

Healthy Lives After Cancer is a program dedicated to helping teen and young adult cancer survivors access survivorship information and resources available in the Los Angeles community.

Why Our Program Exists

Teen and young adult cancer survivors (aged 15-39) face unique emotional, physical, and social issues after treatment ends and many years later. We understand that it may be difficult to get back to the “new normal” or you may feel different from friends your age. Our program exists to provide teen and young adult survivors with information and resources to live healthy after cancer.

Healthy Lives After Cancer (Logo)What We Do

We bring together experts, community organizations, and survivors at our quarterly survivorship seminars to share information and resources to empower survivors.

Topics of the survivorship seminars include:

  • Health insurance
  • Education and employment rights
  • Coping with anxiety of recurrence
  • Nutrition and exercise
  • Managing your health care
  • Fertility, relationships, and dating
  • Scholarships and financial aid
  • And any other topic that you want

*We welcome all survivors (and family, friends, and spouse)—no matter where you
received treatment—to join our survivorship seminars and follow us online*

Stay Connected

Want to know what’s going on for teen and young adult survivors in the Los Angeles community?

  1. Follow us on Facebook
  2. Click on the Community Calendar
  3. Email us to receive quarterly e-newsletters

We welcome your questions and ideas for future survivorship seminars. Please let us know what survivorship information and resources you need.

Phone: 310-794-2475
Email: UCLASurvivorshipProg@mednet.ucla.edu
Webpage: www.cancer.ucla.edu/HealthyLivesAfterCancer
Facebook: Healthy Lives After Cancer

Research

To access the Educational Module (NOT-CA-10-026), click here. (Note: Username and password required. Contact Michelle Doose-Peña at mdoose@mednet.ucla.edu for further assistance.)

Supporters

Healthy Lives After Cancer is a member of the LIVESTRONG™ Young Adult Alliance.

Our program is made possible by the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Foundation. Partial funding for "Healthy Lives After Cancer" generously provided by Arthur J. Alper and the Alper family in memory of Ann Fitzpatrick Alper and the Kiwanis Club of Santa Monica.

 

Last updated: 5/15/2014 10:27:31 AM