Survivorship Resources

A collection of resources for cancer survivorship:

Video Series - challenges faced by young adults A series of videos on coping with challenges faced by young adults diagnosed with cancer, offering perspectives from both survivors and doctors, from the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the Lance Armstrong Foundation.

CancerCare – Provides a variety of services to cancer survivors, including phone counseling, referral, and education re: various types of cancer.

Unmet needs: adolescents and young adult cancer patients lack psychological, social support Cancer patients ages 14-39 exhibit varying and unique psychological, social needs after diagnosis, expose differences between pediatric and adult care

Patient and Provider Preferences for Survivorship Care Plans

9 Findings That Have Rocked Cancer Prevention Research Nine finding that have shifted research in cancer prevention and survivorship from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).

Well: Life, Interrupted: Am I a Cancer Survivor? Suleika Jaouad writes for the New York Times about her experiences as a young adult with cancer.

Health status of Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors

Total Cancer Pain

Study: APRNs bring palliative care to oncology units A study by the Mayo Clinic found that a consultative visit between a nurse practitioner and a metastatic cancer patient improves the patient’s emotional and mental well-being.

Many U.S. cancer survivors still lost in transition A 2005 U.S. Institute of Medicine report championed care plans for people who survive cancer. But, many survivors are still missing out on the close follow-up that they need.