Beyond Treatment

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Read September 12, 2018

Being Your Own Best Advocate: Advice from Olympic gymnast and cancer survivor, Shannon Miller

Shannon Miller is a 7-time Olympic medalist in gymnastics. She’s also a mother, an author, a dedicated health and wellness advocate - and an ovarian cancer survivor. An unexpected cancer diagnosis, and the treatment journey that followed, forced her to discover a new normal and has further fueled her passion of empowering and educating women around health and wellness. She’s partnered with TESARO and Our Way Forward to encourage patients, their loved ones and healthcare providers talk about ovarian cancer. Learn more, and read other blog perspectives at https://www.ourwayforward.com/.
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Read April 2, 2018

The Support You Still Need: AYA Survivorship

April 1-7 marks Young Adult Cancer Awareness Week. Adolescents and Young Adults with cancer (AYAs) face a whole new set of fears after they’ve finished treatment. Check out our blog from a young adult cancer survivor to learn more about this population.
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Read February 14, 2018

How to Manage Fear of Cancer Recurrence

If you are a cancer survivor, fear of cancer recurrence may be one of the hardest things to live with. After you’ve gone through a cancer experience, you may worry in the back of your mind that you’ll hear the phrase “your cancer has returned” one day.
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Read June 7, 2017

The Importance of Psychosocial Care for Cancer Survivors

Because of improving prevention, detection, and treatment, cancer survivors are a growing population. In 2016, there were more than 15.5 million cancer survivors living in the U.S. Here at CSC, we know that survivors face unique, ongoing challenges that many people do not understand.
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Listen February 21, 2017

Encore: Cancer Survivor's Guilt

Survivor’s guilt is accepted as a common reaction to surviving tragic and traumatic events like war, accidents and disasters. But what we are starting to...
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Read April 13, 2016

Care of the Whole Patient—During and After Treatment

There’s a new term floating around the cancer community: cancer rehabilitation. What does this mean? Cancer rehabilitation is a combination of services that help a cancer survivor find his or her “new normal” after cancer.