Cancer treatment can disrupt many of life’s plans. Adolescents and Young Adults (AYAs) lives can be particularly disrupted. They are just beginning to gain independence – at university, starting a career, developing more serious relationships. Coping with rigorous cancer treatments and the feelings of isolation make it difficult to recall a normal life.
VOBOC’s Last and Special Requests program works with the medical teams to consider and grant Last and Special Requests to patients who are in crisis, are transitioning to palliative care or are in palliative care.