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Survivorship

Helping Others Care for You
Support ServicesSurvivorship
Mend Together: a new website connects patients with cancer with friends and family during challenging times.
Celebrate What You’re Grateful For: Lessons from My 20 Years of Survivorship
Patient AdvocacySurvivorship
Shortly after his college graduation, Danny Heinsohn’s world turned upside down when he learned he had a brain tumor. He shares his inspiring story of overcoming adversity and finding something to celebrate every day, even while dealing with cancer.
Surviving Pregnancy and Breast Cancer
BiomarkersBreast CancerSurvivorship
With her family history of cancers related to the BRCA mutation, Jamie Ledezma’s first pregnancy suddenly got very complicated when she learned she had triple-negative breast cancer.
Dealing with Stress and Anxiety as a Cancer Survivor
COVID-19Stress ManagementSurvivorship
Disease recurrence is a common cause for the stress and anxiety typically experienced by cancer survivors even long after treatment ends. Several mental health experts provide some tips for easing these fears.
Telehealth Can Help Patients with Cancer During COVID-19 but Does Not Replace In-Person Treatments
COVID-19Survivorship
Dr. Chevon Rariy directs a large telehealth program for patients with cancer. Telehealth has been a great asset, she says, but stresses that patients with cancer must not delay treatments and services that require in-person care.
The 6 Elements I Attribute to My Survival
SarcomaSurvivorship
Brandi Benson took a radical approach when she was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma. Focusing on making positive and holistic changes gave her the emotional and physical strength to battle her cancer.
A New Perspective on Life
Patient StoriesSurvivorship
Ronda M. Walker struggled to maintain a sense of normalcy as she fought breast cancer. This experience taught her to live in the moment and reminded her that life is short, and tomorrow is not promised.
The Survivorship Guide to Empowered Living: The 5 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Treatment
Survivorship
Survivorship starts at diagnosis. Here are the lessons learned by Gina, a nurse and cancer survivor, on how to live an empowered survivorship.
Defying the Odds: How I’ve Survived a Male-Dominated Terminal Cancer for 7 Years
MesotheliomaSurvivorship
Emily Ward was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a type of cancer usually associated with men who are exposed to asbestos. After working as a nurse for more than 40 years, her surprising diagnosis led to a search for the best care possible.
Difficult Conversations:  What to Expect When You Share the News of Your Diagnosis
Survivorship
Sharing the news of a diagnosis with your family, friends, and coworkers is hard. But you have total control over how and when these conversations take place. Here’s a guide of what to expect.
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