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Learn About Cancer in Young Adults

Whether you’re a young adult worried about developing cancer, making decisions about treatment, or trying to stay well after treatment, we can help. Find information in our Detailed Guide.

Cancer in Young Adults: Causes and Risk Factors

Learn about the causes of cancers in young adults and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.

Explore Research

The American Cancer Society is committed to relentlessly pursuing the answers that will save lives from cancer. In fact, the Society has been a part of nearly every major cancer research breakthrough in recent history. 

Get Involved

You can make a difference in the fight against cancer by volunteering your time, participating in an event, or donating to the cause. Find out about all the ways you can get involved today. 

Online Support Communities

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Facing cancer?  Connect with patients, survivors, and caregivers through the American Cancer Society's online communities, including WhatNext and Cancer Survivors Network.