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Survivorship

Woman with Head Scarf

There are millions of people in the United States who are cancer survivors. Many say that they felt they had lots of support during their treatment, but once it ended, it was hard to make a transition to a new way of life. It was like entering a whole new world where they had to adjust to new feelings, new problems and different ways of looking at the world.

A New Normal
Adjusting to physical and emotional changes after cancer treatment and tips on coping with fear of recurrence.

Follow-Up Medical Care
Information about follow-up medical care for patients who have completed cancer treatment. Discusses your follow-up care plan, getting a wellness plan, and guidelines for a healthy lifestyle.

Physical Changes
Information about the physical changes you may experience after you complete cancer treatment.

Family Issues
Discusses common family problems and issues that often occur after treatment and ways to cope.

As hard as treatment is, many cancer survivors say that the experience led them to make important changes in their lives. It helped them learn the value of being grateful for each day and for the people in their lives.

  • Posted: December 2, 2014