“It was by far the worst experience of my life both physically and emotionally. Though I feel like me fighting through everything has made me stronger for the future.”
- Male participant who identifies as Non-Hispanic White diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of 20 years
"The hardest part for me is deciding whether to tell others about my diagnosis. Only my closest friends and family know and sometimes I feel like I want to tell others but not sure how I will be perceived differently or not."
- Female participant who identifies as Asian diagnosed with lung and bronchus cancer at the age of 44 years
"The mental and emotional impacts of cancer treatment and fertility implications are the largest barriers. Even for someone with financial means, that was the hardest part."
- Female participant who identifies as Non-Hispanic Black diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 34 years