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.
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.
5 Curable Cancers
For some types of cancer, there’s greater hope for recovery after treatment.
A Breast Cancer Survivor's Grief: Losing Your Doctor
Doctors aren't supposed to die before their patients. When it happened to breast cancer survivor Gina Shaw, she felt scared and bereft. What she learned can help us all.
Breast Cancer Survivors: Managing Treatment Side Effects
New drugs and therapies fight the side effects of treatments for breast cancer, such as nausea, fatigue, and nerve damage.
Breast Cancer Survivors: Nutrition and Fitness Tips
Get back into exercise, and adopt a diet rich in cancer-protective foods, which will boost your health and may even help prevent breast cancer from coming back.
Surviving Cancer: Now What?
People who have fought cancer and won may expect to go back to their ordinary lives. But life after cancer can be anything but ordinary.