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Two high profile young cancer patients have died.
Both you social media to document their battles with the disease and now others are doing the same.
Brian Janus is live in our newsroom with more on this story Brian.
Social media is giving voice to cancer patients like sixteen year old -- -- Scott.
Who was diagnosed -- on differentiated soft tissue sarcoma and 2009.
Terminal cancer but a few years ago Lola became inspired by cancer YouTube star -- zodiac.
-- -- -- Both have sadly recently passed Lola started a FaceBook page then -- YouTube page Twitter and then ends a grant.
She says people's messages give her strength.
It's a wonderful thing -- putting it all out there.
And being vulnerable.
-- -- have been vulnerable on the and that didn't happen I mean people.
Gravitate toward me and say.
And I say -- were -- What and they and they can -- we have eight.
Lola is one of nearly 70000.
People between ages fifteen and 39 who were diagnosed with cancer each year.
Yet this middle generation is often forgotten.
Survival rates for teenagers and young adults has not changed and almost thirty years.
-- Zachary is the founder of stupid cancer dot org a nonprofit organization that empowers young people.
Affected by cancer he battled cancer when he was 21 and wishes he had social media at the time.
This is a life changing experience and it's difficult enough to be in that age group.
So the idea of meeting somebody who has gone through that that is your -- that gets what that is like its transformative.
You can help Lola finish -- bucket list by going to tour web site.
Love like Lola dot com or Twitter using the hash tag lol is bucket list her biggest wish is the one day -- singer Demi Lovato talent.
Well let's -- -- is this thing.
Thanks so much for it.
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