Cancer survivor Brian Sluga shares how getting back into running after treatment and setting a goal of running a marathon helped him cope during survivorship and brought him peace with his cancer experience.
Leukemia survivor Lewis Christie shares what it was like undergoing 2 bone marrow transplants to treat his cancer, the challenges he faced during recovery, and how his life has changed after transplant.
Cancer survivor Mark Nicholson shares what it was like being diagnosed and undergoing treatment, coping with survivor’s guilt, uncertainty, and other difficult emotions, and how starting his “bucket list” helped him cope.
Dr. Amar Kelkar and Dr. Vincent Ho discuss what people with cancer and their caregivers should know about recovery in the weeks and months after a bone marrow transplant, including what follow-up care will be needed, what symptoms may occur, and how daily life may change.
Cancer survivor Bill Brummel shares what it was like receiving an oropharyngeal cancer diagnosis, why he needed to receive a laryngectomy many years later, how the surgery impacted his self-image, and how he regained his confidence after the operation.
What Survivors Should Know When Transitioning From Cancer Care to Primary Care After Treatment: An Expert Q&A
Dr. Youngjee Choi and Dr. Larissa Nekhlyudov share what survivors should know when transitioning from cancer care back to primary care after treatment, including what to expect, common concerns survivors have during this time, and ways to make the transition easier.
Breast cancer survivor Diana Abehssera shares what it was like being diagnosed with cancer at 32, how she coped during intensive treatment, and how she moved forward with rebuilding her life after cancer.
Dr. Amy K. Siston discusses common sexual health concerns cancer survivors experience, including how cancer treatment can impact sexual health, coping with the emotional effects of cancer that can lead to sexual issues, and how survivors can get help.
Psychologist and cancer survivor Dr. Cordelia Galgut shares what it’s like living with the fear of cancer recurrence, why the fear of recurrence is often misunderstood, and what survivors can do to cope.
Dr. Cristiane Decat Bergerot discusses what the fear of recurrence is, how it can impact adolescent and young adult (AYA) cancer survivors, and ways that people can cope with the worry that the cancer will return after treatment.