Natasha is a cancer survivor. Listen to her words of encouragement and find out more on what it is like to deal with cancer.

When the Person With Cancer is You

Chances are you know someone who has had cancer, such as an older relative or someone in a friend’s family. But sometimes cancer affects teens and when the person affected is you, the word cancer takes on a new meaning — one that can feel personal and frightening.

If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you should know that although it’s unusual for people to have cancer during their teenage years, you’re certainly not alone. The good news is that most teens who get cancer survive and return to their everyday lives.

The Coping Cart at Norton Children’s Hospital is designed to help ease children’s stress and anxiety.

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