Today, there are more than 18 million Americans alive with a history of cancer. Cancer.Net's survivorship section provides helpful information for cancer survivors and their friends and family.
What is Cancer Survivorship?
Changes people with a history of cancer may experience
Follow-up Care After Cancer Treatment
Follow-up care plans and rehabilitation
Life After Cancer
Transitioning to survivorship once active treatment ends
Long-Term Side Effects of Cancer Treatment
Side effects that can occur months or years after treatment ends
Dealing With Cancer that Comes Back
Diagnosing and treating cancer when it comes back after treatment
What is a Second Cancer?
Risk factors and symptoms of a new cancer that happens in someone who has had cancer before
Tips for leading a healthy lifestyle during and after treatment
Living with Cancer While Receiving Long-Term Treatment
Ways to cope with extended treatment
How it can help you stay active after cancer
Making a Difference
Ways to volunteer to help people cope with cancer
List of organizations with information for survivors of all ages