Surviving Cancer Directory
Cancer can be devastating, but with improved treatments and personalized care, cancer survival is much more common now. After surviving cancer it's vital to care for yourself and get regular screening to be sure cancer remains gone. The greatest number of survivors are former patients for breast cancer, prostate cancer, and colorectal cancer. Other cancers such as pancreatic cancer and lung cancer have lower rates of survival. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how you can raise your odds of beating cancer, what to do after surviving cancer, and much more.
5 Curable Cancers
For some types of cancer, there’s greater hope for recovery after treatment.
What Does Cancer Remission Really Mean?
What you need to know if your cancer goes into remission.
What to Expect From Cancer Treatment
Learning about the different treatment options can help ease your worries.
Cancer Treatment: What You Can Do to Get Ready
There’s no preparing for a cancer diagnosis. But when it comes to cancer treatment, there are things you can do to get ready for what’s ahead.
Robin Roberts: A Profile in Courage
"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts reflects on 10 heroes in her life who helped her through her health struggles and shaped the woman she is today.
Risky Behavior After a Cancer Diagnosis
A cancer diagnosis can make some people behave in unexpected ways. Understand what’s normal—and what may not be safe.
Breast Cancer Survivor Ilene Smith: Finding a New Normal After Lumpectomy
Breast cancer survivor Ilene Smith talks about her diagnosis and lumpectomy.
Survivor Guilt: Why You Should Let It Go
What We Need Is Empathy
'How Did I Get Cancer?'
How to Live Well in Remission