Rogel Cancer Center

Meet the team that’s changing cancer experiences for teenagers, young adults

October 25th, 2021

In general, your risk for developing cancer rises as you age. As a result, cancers among children and young adults are rare; only about 5% of all cancers are diagnosed in those under 40. But the uncommon nature of cancer at a younger age can make it difficult for the people who do have that experience to find an environment that feels appropriate and supportive. Click through to learn about the physicians and researchers in the Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program, who are helping cancer patients in an awkward age range.

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Keeping afloat during the pandemic

September 15th, 2021

Swimming was how Kara Wolter found solace, especially after her bone cancer diagnosis and leg amputation. But COVID-19 often took away her safe place and delayed her long-awaited Swim Across America fundraising race. Click through to learn how Michigan Medicine experts helped her ultimately cross the finish line!

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