Survivorship - Living With and Beyond Cancer
Life and health after a cancer diagnosis and once treatment is over.
Life After Cancer
Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment
Covers both the physical and emotional post-treatment issues for cancer survivors.
Facing Forward: When Someone You Love Has Completed Cancer Treatment
Covers coping strategies to help cancer caregivers adjust their focus to the recovery phase once treatment is over for their loved one with cancer.
Facing Forward: Making a Difference in Cancer
Covers the different ways of volunteering or becoming involved in cancer-related activities.
Moving Beyond Breast Cancer Videos
Several breast cancer survivors discuss their journey and offer tips and advice to help cope with the challenges of recovery.
Follow-up Care After Cancer Treatment
A fact sheet that provides information about follow-up medical care for patients who have completed cancer treatment.
Journey Forward: Guiding Survivors as They Move Ahead
The Journey Forward program helps survivors transition to life after cancer through the use of treatment summaries and follow-up care plans that include steps for follow-up care and monitoring. Journey Forward's custom-made Survivorship Care Plan Builder is available to any oncologist, and the electronic Medical History Builder allows patients to easily record their own health history.
Cancer Information Summaries on Specific Survivorship Topics
Number of Cancer Survivors Grows
The number of cancer survivors in the United States increased to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health. There were 3 million cancer survivors in 1971 and 9.8 million in 2001.
New Malignancies Among Cancer Survivors: SEER Cancer Registries, 1973-2000
This monograph describes and quantifies the risk of developing new malignancies among more than 2 million cancer survivors for the period 1973 to 2000.
The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study: An Overview
Health problems that develop years later as a result of a cancer treatment are known as late effects. The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) was started in 1994 to better understand these late effects.