Welcome to EU-CAYAS-NET, a groundbreaking project co-funded by the European Commission that brings together leading organizations from 18 countries in the childhood and youth cancer field. Our mission is to create a vibrant and supportive community for young cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers, empowering them to advocate for their rights and needs.
An Interactive Hub for Support and Collaboration
We invite you to be part of our thriving online community, an interactive hub designed exclusively for young adults aged 10 to 39 who have bravely battled cancer. Here you’ll discover a safe and inclusive space to connect with others. the ones who truly understand what you’ve been through. As well as:
Find Answers, Forge Collaborations, and Form Lifelong Bonds
In our community, you’ll find the answers you’ve been seeking. Whether you have questions about post-treatment care, want to explore resources for cancer survivors, or the latest research, or need a friendly ear to listen, our community members are here. Together, we’ll navigate the challenges and celebrate the triumphs that come with the journey of cancer survival.
Experience the Power of Peer Support
Nothing compares to the bond formed between individuals who have faced similar challenges. Through our ambassador program, we connect you with remarkable individuals who have triumphed over cancer as young adults. These ambassadors serve as beacons of hope and inspiration, offering guidance, sharing personal experiences, and championing your cause.
You can get to know two of our community ambassadors through their insightful interviews below:
- Embracing a New Normal: The Journey of 35-year-old Erik Sturesson Through Cancer and Beyond
- Living in a Moment: Cancer Experience and Lessons of 34-year-old Carmen Monge-Montero
Advocate for Your Rights and Needs
At EU-CAYAS-NET, we firmly believe that your voice matters. We are dedicated to empowering young cancer survivors to become advocates for their rights and needs. By joining our community, you will gain the knowledge and tools necessary to confidently speak up, raise awareness, and drive positive change not only for yourself but also for others.
Our community is supported by prominent European youth cancer patient and survivor advocacy organizations such as Youth Cancer Europe, Childhood Cancer International Europe, PanCare, and SIOPE, among others. Together, we are committed to creating a platform where your voice can make a difference in shaping policies and improving the lives of young cancer survivors across Europe.
Join Our Community Today
Ready to embark on this empowering journey? Don’t wait another moment. Join our growing community on Discord and unlock a world of support, friendship, and collaboration. Together, we’ll create lasting connections and make a difference in the lives of young cancer survivors.