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Norton Cancer Institute Adolescent Young Adult Program

Norton Cancer Institute’s Adolescent and Young Adult Program provides focused medical care, psychosocial support and educational resources to people ages 18 to 39 diagnosed with cancer.

Our program provides the following services:

  • Survivorship clinic
  • Transition clinic
  • Clinical social work
  • Behavioral health services
  • Cancer risk assessment (genetics)
  • Physical therapy
  • Symptom management
  • Lymphedema treatment
  • Genetic counseling
  • Fertility counseling

We offer a wide variety of programs designed to support patients, families and caregivers during and after cancer treatment. Patients and families adjust to changes in their lives after a cancer diagnosis at varying rates and in different ways. Our Adolescent and Young Adult Program includes:

  • Expressive arts
  • Art therapy
  • Music therapy
  • Educational classes
  • Integrative medicine
  • Fitness
  • Massage therapy
  • Reiki
  • Nutritional counseling/classes
  • Pet therapy
  • Caregiver support
  • Mental health support
  • Family, teen and children’s programs
  • Support groups

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For more information on the Adolescent and Young Adult Program, or to join the conversations and receive and give support, contact Cheryl Szucs at cheryl.szucs@nortonhealthcare.org.

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