Peer Connection & Social Events

Bull City Escape Room

Duke TYAO (virtual social meetups)

Are you a teen or young adult with cancer? Do you want to connect with others who understand what you are going through? Join Duke's TYAO program for monthly virtual social meetups.

Teen Meetup (15 to 17 yrs old): 4th Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m. EST

Young Adult Meetup (18 to 39 yrs old): 4th Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. EST

Email to register and to learn more.

DUKE & UNC (in-person meetups)

Duke and UNC have partnered together to host local meet ups for young adults on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. These in-person meet ups will resume in the summer of 2022. Check back for more information.

Teen Cancer America

Virtual Game Night

Every Thursday, 8:00 p.m. EST
Email if you would like to participate.

TCA Virtual Game Night

Free Health, Wellness and Fitness Classes

Teen Cancer America has partnered with BurnAlong, a great wellness resource, that offers you, family members, and friends FREE online health, wellness, and fitness classes. You can access classes whenever you want - whether in the office, at home, or on the road. Workouts range from 3 minutes to more than 60, and include cardio, strength training, yoga, barre, Pilates and more! Check it out HERE!

National Resources and Organizations

Find resources and organizations that specialize in supporting young adults and teens navigating cancer treatment. Check it out HERE!

Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Coalition

Visit the Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Coalition's Emotional Support and Connection page to find online opportunities to connect and engage with other adolescent young adult patients, survivors, and caregivers.

Stupid Cancer


Stupid Cancer

Meetups: Stupid Cancer Meetups connect you to your local community and peers who understand what you’re going through. Meet new friends and socialize with people just like you.
Visit Stupid Cancer to tour upcoming Digital Meetups.

Webinars:  Visit to learn about a variety of topics.

First Descents

First Decents

Out Living It Blog

The Out Living It Blog shares stories from the First Descents team, supporters, and members of the community that teach us every day what it means to Out Live It.