In 1990, RCW 70.54.230 made cancer a reportable condition in Washington and mandated the Department of Health to establish a statewide cancer registry program. Under this mandate, the Department established the Washington State Cancer Registry (WSCR) in 1991.
Many people with cancer live a long time after diagnosis. There are more than 13 million cancer survivors in the United States today. A survivor is defined here as any person who has been diagnosed with cancer.
If you are a cancer survivor who has completed treatment, a Survivorship Care Plan can help you understand your cancer treatments that you received and your follow-up needs.
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This slide set is meant to accompany the 'How Health Care Provider Teams Can Support Cancer Survivors After Treatment' Factsheet.
This publication is designed for health provider teams who care for cancer survivors. It provides a definition of the term "survivor" and explains what a survivorship care plan and treatment summary are, why they are important, and helpful resources for providers.
This slide set is meant to accompany the Survivorship Care Plan-Life transitions factsheet.
This publication is designed for anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer, as well as caregivers of people with cancer. It provides a definition of the term "survivor" and explains what a survivorship care plan is, why one is important, and how to get one.