Cancer Survivorship starts at the time you receive your diagnosis and continues throughout your life. Living with cancer can be very hard. However, family members, friends, and caregivers may be helpful as you adjust to life with your illness. The following resources can also help you adjust to your new life.
- Cancer–Living with Cancer (MedlinePlus)
- What is Survivorship? (American Society of Clinical Oncology)
- Cancer Survivors Network (American Cancer Society)
- Cancer Survivorship Videos (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- Facing Forward: Life after Cancer Treatment (National Cancer Institute)
- Understanding Cancer Prognosis (National Cancer Institute)
- Beyond the Cure (National Children’s Cancer Society)
- Breast Cancer in Young Women (Young Survival Coalition)
- Life after Cancer (American Cancer Society)
- Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers (Children’s Oncology Group)
- Male Fertility and Cancer (American Cancer Society)
- Sex and the Adult Female with Cancer (American Cancer Society)
These sites allow patients to discuss their experiences with illnesses, treatments, and other health matters. Any information or opinions posted are those of the forum users themselves and are not a substitute for professional medical advice.
Resources selected by Jennifer Walker, Health Sciences Library, UNC-Chapel Hill.
Last reviewed January 1, 2021