Life After Cancer

Sharing Your Story

About 12 million people in the United States have survived cancer, and each person has a story to share if he or she wishes to do so.

Coping With Fear of Recurrence

Learn more about coping with the fear of a cancer recurrence, including tips for facing fear and anxiety, expressing your feelings, staying well-informed, continuing regular follow-up care, reducing stress, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Having a Baby After Cancer: Pregnancy

Learn about becoming pregnant after finishing cancer treatment, including recommended timelines for trying to become pregnant, potential effects of cancer treatment on labor and delivery, and coping with other physical and emotional concerns.

Recognizing Milestones

Learn about ways to anticipate important cancer anniversaries and ideas for reflecting on their meaning and importance in your life.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Cancer

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can affect people with cancer. Learn more about the risk factors and treatment options for PTSD.