Millennials can feel left behind in the cancer community when receiving a diagnosis in the prime of their life, especially in comparison to their younger or older counterparts. Stupid Cancer is changing that.
While some workplaces have begun bringing employees back into the office, there’s still substantial concern about the risk of working in close quarters during a pandemic—especially for immunocompromised warriors.
When combined with extra costs like transportation to appointments or lodging during treatment, out-of-pocket medical expenses can leave even the most economical warrior approaching financial disaster in no time.
Cancer warriors and thrivers may be more susceptible to contracting the novel coronavirus and developing severe complications, especially if there is a history of lung-specific illnesses like mesothelioma.
To optimize cancer management, professionals say medical teams should use consistent testing terminology, improve communication, and encourage shared decision making between patients and medical personnel.
Social media has provided a platform for cancer warriors and thrivers to unapologetically share their journey while offering support and resources. Here’s six of our fave follow-worthy influencers doing just that.