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Survivorship

Online Communities: Reaching Out to Others from the Comfort of Your Home
Survivorship
Online communities and message boards are terrific options for patients with cancer and survivors to connect and chat with experts and other patients. Take a look at the role online communities serve for survivors in today’s digital world.
Blossoming Into Survivorship
Survivorship
“I have become an ally with fellow survivors, and have gained profound personal growth, which has ignited in me a passion to do the things I want to accomplish in life,” says Christine Magnus Moore, RN, BSN.
The Dangers of Fake Medical News
Survivorship
In today’s busy news environment—with its 24-hour story cycles, social media platforms, and flood of information—phony medical news spreads like the flu.
Managing Patient Concerns During Survivorship
From Your NavigatorSurvivorship
Wendy Brooks acknowledges that patients are often more anxious post-treatment than they are during treatment and explains how she helps her patients manage their post-treatment concerns.
Cancer Survivorship and the Holidays
Online FirstSurvivorshipThe Engaged Patient
Allison Harvey, MPH, CHES, and Mandi Pratt-Chapman, MA, provide some insightful strategies to help you be present and kind to yourself during this holiday season.
Finding Empowerment Through Breast Cancer
Breast CancerSurvivorship
"My message to other patients is that it is crucial for women diagnosed with breast cancer to be armed with information and to know their treatment options," says Julie Rosenberger.
Realizing My Post-Cancer Self: A Memoir of an Ovarian Cancer Survivor
Book ReviewsSurvivorshipWeb Exclusives
Annette McElhiney offers a liberating account of personal strength and identity following an ovarian cancer diagnosis.
The Slippery Slope of Survivorship: Maintaining Mental Health
Depression & CancerSurvivorship
Non-Hodgkin lymphoma survivor Dan Dean tackles the stigmas and difficulties associated with mental health diagnoses and therapies.
Power to the Butterfly: Thriving After a Neuroendocrine Tumor Diagnosis
Neuroendocrine TumorsPatient StoriesSurvivorship
Read about Greta Stifel’s battle with a NET diagnosis and her mission to spread awareness of NETs and empower others dealing with this rare, often misdiagnosed cancer type.
Surviving, and Thriving, in the Face of Prostate Cancer
Patient StoriesProstate CancerSurvivorship
Faced with a late-in-life diagnosis of prostate cancer, Bill Sneddon describes his positive experience with Proton therapy, the emerging alternative treatment to standard x-ray radiation.
Multigene Test May Help Prevent Second Cancers in Breast Cancer Survivors
Breast CancerSurvivorship
“It’s important for survivors to talk to their providers about this, even if they’ve had genetic testing a long time ago. The technology has rapidly changed in the past 3 to 10 years,” said Dr. Kapoor of the Encino Breast Care Center.
Alternative, Complementary, or Integrative Medicine? How to Tell the Difference and Make Safe Choices
Survivorship
Check out the differences between alternative, complementary, and integrative medicine to help you or a loved one navigate through therapy options.
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