This community is for people who identify as LGBT to discuss health issues - from current events, to new studies, to new treatments or preventions of sexually transmitted diseases. I urge members to share their personal stories to show others in our community you are not alone. MoreLess
Survivorship is a journey complicated by the scars left behind–both visible and invisible, and by the lifelong effects of chemo and other treatment. This community welcomes parents, survivors of any age, their caregivers, friends, medical professionals and the wonderful people who help support families through this journey,
A few facts from the National Cancer Institute:
As of 2011, at least 388,501 American cancer survivors were first diagnosed when they were under the age of 21. Advances in cancer treatment mean that today more than 80 percent of children diagnosed with cancer are alive at least five years after diagnosis.
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