Adolescent and Young Adult Oncology Program
Cancer doesn’t care how old you are, but at OHSU, we do. We’re the only program in Oregon exclusively for those diagnosed with cancer between the ages of 15 - 39. OHSU Knight Cancer Institute provides cancer treatment for teens and young adults.
About AYA - adolescents and young adults with cancer
Teenagers and young adults have different needs than other cancer patients. Your cancer treatment affects your education, relationships, career, health insurance, independence and fertility at a time when these are crucial to your financial and emotional well-being.
Young adults with cancer - know your fertility options
If you've been diagnosed with cancer, the last thing you might be thinking about is how it may affect your fertility. Whether children are part of your family plan or you simply haven’t decided yet, we’re here to help you consider your options.