Adolescent and young adult (AYA) patients with cancer face unique challenges and have specific needs. Historically, cancer care has been divided between pediatric and older adult patients. This creates additional challenges for AYAs as they navigate their cancer care while also balancing their mental health, financial wellbeing, educational and career development goals, fertility, and social connection. This Mass General for Children (MGfC) Family-Centered Care Series talk will address the unique needs of our AYA population as well as discuss the clinical and psychosocial frameworks and social opportunities being developed for our AYA patients.

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EST

Speaker: Annah N. Abrams, MD

Attend the Free Event on Zoom:

This online program is free and open to Mass General staff, patients and the general public. No registration needed.

Have Questions About the Topic? Please submit questions you may have before the program here, so that the speaker may address them during the session.

About the Series: The MGfC Family-Centered Care Series is a collaboration between the Maxwell & Eleanor Blum Patient and Family Learning Center and Mass General for Children.

For questions about any of the programs, email the Blum Center at or call 617-724-7352.