Survivorship Today

 

Survivorship

Today

What It’s Like to Live with Cancer

 

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động"Today, living with cancer has taken on a different meaning, with new realities, triumphs and challenges."

Sterling K. Brown,
actor, TWO-TIME EMMY AWARD WINNER
THIS IS US, BLACK PANTHER

 

"I try not to fear the future. After surviving two cancers, I’ve learned fear is an unwanted companion in my life."

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di độngREBECCA, TWO-TIME CANCER SURVIVOR

A person who has been diagnosed with cancer may be twice as likelyPhần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động to experience mental health issues compared to a person without the disease.

 

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động"Having cancer forced me to look within myself to find new meaning."

AJ, STAGE IV LUNG CANCER SURVIVOR

 

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động"During cancer, I felt very isolated. With COVID-19, I’m getting a lot of those same feelings."

BIN, ADVOCATE AND CANCER SURVIVOR

 

"Many cancer survivors feel a little lost. Everybody wants them to go back to normal, but life isn’t the same."

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di độngMELANIE GOLDFARB, MD, MSc, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ENDOCRINE SURGERY

 

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động"I used to have all these preconceptions about cancer. Now I know that cancer can affect anyone."

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di độngBRANDI, EWING SARCOMA SURVIVOR AND U.S. ARMY VETERAN

Support and resources are available to help you manage your care while navigating our current environment.

COVID-19 Resources

Of the nearly

17 million

cancer survivors in the U.S. today, only 15 percent feel very prepared for life after treatment.

Today, more people who are diagnosed with cancer are able to live with the disease.

Despite this progress, research is only beginning to understand how cancer impacts us over time.

 

"Cancer has played a role in every decision I’ve made."

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di độngJamie, Diagnosed with Breast Cancer at Age 27

If you or someone you know is living with cancer, these resources may offer helpful information and support.

Patient & Caregiver Resources Young Adult Resources
 

"All I knew about cancer was death, and I didn't want to hear it."

AJ, Stage 4 Lung Cancer Survivor

 

"If you think in the way, this too shall pass, then it feels different. You know, if there's a will, there's a way."

Donna, Living with Multiple Myeloma

48 percent

of cancer survivors say their experience during the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their mental and emotional well-being.

 

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động"Even though we are physically isolated, it doesn’t mean we need to be socially isolated."

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di độngMARCIA, CANCER SURVIVOR AND ADVOCATE

 

"When I faced cancer, the concept of ‘normal’ really changed for me. And now facing the pandemic, normal has changed once again."

Justin, Men's Health Advocate and Cancer Survivor

 

Reflections on coronavirus from an eight-year cancer survivor.

Read Amy's Letter
 

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động"What the entire world is living now is essentially what every stage 4 cancer survivor lives everyday — worry, uncertainty, change."

Rebecca, Two-Time Cancer Survivor

 

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động"Where I'm from, there's still a lot of shame around cancer."

Bin, Advocate and Cancer Survivor

 

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di động"There's no cure for multiple myeloma. I'll be living with cancer for the rest of my life."

Donna, Living with Multiple Myeloma

40 percent

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di độngof caregivers for people with cancer find their role to be emotionally difficult.

 

"In some ways, Rebecca’s cancer has brought us closer and, in some ways, it has driven us apart."

Phần mềm chống xóc đĩa trên điện thoại di độngRobert, Rebecca’s Partner