Stupid Cancer
yesterday at 20:32. Facebook
[DON'T MISS THIS] Remember that 65-year-old in the waiting room who told you, "You're too young for cancer?" Thanks Captain Obvious. Now you get to be surrounded by 600 other people who were told the exact same thing. And the old guy is not invited. We only have 25 spots for CancerCon left. Go check out cancercon.org/register
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CancerCon 2017

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Stupid Cancer
03/21/2017 at 20:02. Facebook
[THINGS I SHOULDN'T KNOW] "I shouldn’t know what it feels like to watch my friends die. I shouldn’t have to choose whether I want to have children or not. I shouldn’t have to be strong for my family and friends. I shouldn’t feel jealous of the children who have cancer and get the cool cancer perks."

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Things I Shouldn’t Know

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03/21/2017 at 16:47. Facebook
[WE NEED YOU] CancerCon can’t happen without YOU! (duh.) But, really. So, if you are attending CancerCon 2017; want to get a behind the scenes look at all the amazingness; and help the best team put on the experience of a lifetime, sign up at cancercon.org/volunteer. Any questions? Email: volunteer@cancercon.org Can’t wait to see you in Denver this April!

CancerCon 2017 Volunteers

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Stupid Cancer
03/20/2017 at 19:47. Facebook
[YOU'RE CURED, GO HOME] Except when you do go home expect everything to be different because going home is not the end. And a new study backs us up on this. How many people are past the 2 year mark and still struggling with social anxiety, relationships, body image, etc.? Comment below.

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Social Struggles Linger for Many Young Cancer Survivors

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Stupid Cancer
03/20/2017 at 15:55. Facebook
[THIS IS IT, FOLKS] Don’t miss your chance to earn FREE (you heard us, free) registration and travel funds to CancerCon 2017! Join the CancerCon VIP Club to make an impact on the young adult cancer community and earn great incentives. So far, 17 patients, survivors, and caregivers have earned free registration and 9 have earned travel reimbursement to Denver for the weekend. Join the club. ALL...
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CancerCon :: The Experience You Didn't Know You Needed Because Young Adult Cancer Sucks.

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Stupid Cancer
03/19/2017 at 13:42. Facebook
[ABSOLUTE BULLSHIT] WTF?! This cut would make more Americans more vulnerable to cancer. Was 1.6 MILLION Americans in 2016 not enough?!* Is 72,000 young adults each year not enough?! We deserve better than this. #NotFakeNews

* source: [ Cancer.gov Link ]

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20% cut to NIH budget would leave Americans more vulnerable to cancer and other diseases, experts warn

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Stupid Cancer
03/17/2017 at 22:55. Facebook
[SPRING HAS SPRUNG (KIND OF-ALMOST- NOT REALLY)]
We've checked our calendars and Spring is apparently right around the corner. (Yes, we are completely ignoring the fact that Mother Nature decided to hit the East Coast with a blizzard three days ago.) This weekend, ignore the weather with us and enjoy 30% off EVERYTHING in the Stupid Cancer Store with the code: HELLOSPRING [...
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Stupid Cancer Store

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Stupid Cancer
03/16/2017 at 19:13. Facebook
[JOIN US FOR 10 YEARS OF IMPACT] This year, Stupid Cancer turns 10! To celebrate a decade of impact, join us for an unforgettable evening at TOAST; our 3rd annual fundraiser in Denver, Colorado! It will be a night filled with cocktails, dinner, silent auction, raffle, and remarks from our very own Matthew Zachary! Tickets are now available at: stupidcancertoast.org/denver. See you in Denver!

TOAST: A Benefit for Stupid Cancer // Denver

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Stupid Cancer
03/16/2017 at 16:39. Facebook
[WERE YOU TOLD] You have a right to know whether or not your treatment will make you infertile. You have a right to know your fertility preservation options. You have a right to this conversation. But did you have it? Were you told? Comment below. [ Stpdcn.cr Link ]

Cancer and Infertility: Why Aren’t More Women Being Told About the Risks?

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[WELCOME TO EVILCORP INSURANCE] Because when you're focused on trying to stay alive, picking another battle - let alone a long ass battle with your insurance provider - should just NOT have to happen. Period. Full stop. Do you have an insurance company horror story? Comment below!

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The Tenth Circle of Hell: Dealing with Insurance Companies

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[TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIPS] CancerCon is proud to launch its 2017 travel scholarship program for those who cannot afford to attend. Travel scholarships include free registration, airfare, and paid hotel accommodations for up to 3 nights! Interested?

1. Visit cancercon.org
2. Click "Scholarships"
3. Download the PDF
4. Check your eligibility
5. Apply today

CancerCon :: The Experience You Didn't Know You Needed Because Young Adult Cancer Sucks.

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[WE KNOW HIM] Our founder and CEO, Matthew Zachary, talking about young people getting cancer (who knew you didn't have to be old?), the need for community (because facing cancer alone is never something you should have to do), and how Stupid Cancer is the place for all people in the young adult cancer movement (we don't care about body parts, all cancer sucks and we help make it suck less)....
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How Stupid Cancer Is Building a Support Community for AYA Survivors - The ASCO Post

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[BRACKETS NEWBIES BRACKETS] Remember that 65-year-old in the waiting room who told you "you're too young for cancer?" Yes, Captain Obvious. If only you could be surrounded by 600 other "yous" instead. If only something like that existed... OH, WAIT. Experience CancerCon for the first time and get your very own "Flip The Bird", the original angry bird. Hit up cancercon.org/register and use the...
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CancerCon 2017

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[DOUCHEBAG ALERT] Dear Asshole,
Go to the ER?! That is your suggestion for cancer patients asking you about their loss of healthcare and what they can do when they need treatment?! Go to the ER?? WTAF?!
Best (but not actually),
Stupid Cancer.

What do you wish you could say to this guy?

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#NotFakeNews (Source: Erin Burnett OutFront)

Republican lawmaker says cancer patients can go to the ER for health care

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[TGIFML] Hey look it's the weekend again. Whaddya know? Time for a little wig shopping? Or maybe some more of that ABVD goodness. Ready for more This Is Us? Perhaps someone just told you that you have "the good cancer" and you have no idea what the hell that means. What's everyone got planned?
[SIMON COWELL TEARS] Caly Bevier kicked cancer's ass at 16 and then nailed it on America's Got Talent when she brought the house down and got Simon Cowell *TO CRY* and press the Golden Buzzer sending her right to the Quarterfinals after her very first audition! We’re so proud to welcome Caly to CancerCon to join the young adult cancer movement and sing to 600 members of our community. You...
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[WARRIOR WEDNESDAY] “Although I had incredibly supportive friends and family during and after treatment, they couldn’t relate to my experience.” Who has been there? Who has been surrounded by the most amount of love and support and still felt like they were completely alone?

#WarriorWednesday

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Ligaya King

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[SHOUT IT OUT] The soul bearing sounds and awesome guys of Balkan Beat Box have chosen Stupid Cancer as their charity of choice! With a deep and personal connection to this community, Balkan Beat Box wants to "Shout It Out" about Stupid Cancer and the young adult cancer movement on stages around the world.