iReporters: BRCA gene not a death sentence

"There is a sad lack of research on teen and young adult cancers and survivorship," Cara Scharf says. "That negatively affects how young adult cancer patients are treated and then followed after treatment. You can make a difference for future generations by participating in research now."

"There is a sad lack of research on teen and young adult cancers and survivorship," Cara Scharf says. "That negatively affects how young adult cancer patients are treated and then followed after treatment. You can make a difference for future generations by participating in research now."