Cancer Survivorship: The Challenges That Remain After Treatment

Surviving cancer doesn't mean the challenges are all in the past. After cancer is treated and cured, many survivors still face financial debt and lingering toxicities that impact their lives. Samantha Eisenstein Watson, MBA, CEO and founder of The Samfund, explains the challenges that young adult cancer survivors, in particular, go through and how her organization tries to help alleviate some of the financial burden. Plus, a look at what the effects of cancer treatment mean for fertility and what challenges this represents for young adults.

NOTE: Since we spoke, Melissa Thompson has helped to pass a new law in Comecticut covering fertlity preservation for patients with cancer.

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