Webinar: Fertility Preservation + Social Support for Young Adults with Blood Cancers
Monday, May 23, 2022 at 5:30-6:45pm Central
(3:30-4:45 PT, 4:30-5:45 MT, 6:30-7:45 ET)
Preserving fertility is often possible for patients about to undergo treatment. Kristin Smith, a fertility preservation specialist, will discuss the importance of fertility preservation, family building options, and reproductive health after a blood cancer diagnosis and treatment.
Reducing isolation and building community
For adults under 40, social and emotional isolation are often the most difficult aspects of their cancer journey. Chelsea Donahue from Stupid Cancer will discuss the importance of a strong and supportive network of peers and how organizations like Stupid Cancer can help young adults with blood cancer.
Program manager for fertility preservation, Northwestern's Lurie Cancer Center
Kristin helps young, newly diagnosed cancer patients understand their individual fertility risk with treatment and their options for fertility preservation.
Director of programs, Stupid Cancer
Chelsea is a passionate community builder and advocate with more than a decade of experience. Stupid Cancer helps to empower everyone affected by adolescent and young adult cancer by ending isolation and building community.