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How Are Millennials Coping With Cancer?



Cancer is a complex and harrowing disease that affects people of all age groups — both patients and their loved ones. But those who are diagnosed in their twenties and thirties face unique struggles, and many need to set aside life milestones for treatment and recovery.

We learn about the millennial cancer patient in Iris Mansour’s recent Mashable Spotlight story, which explores how young adults relieve the loneliness of their illnesses. The piece follows 29-year-old cancer survivor Jenna Benn, whose deeply human struggle shows us why the invincible generation isn’t ready for cancer, and how we might work to change that. Read more…

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