“An individual is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis, through the balance of his or her life. Family members, friends, and caregivers are also impacted by the survivorship experience and are therefore included in this definition. ”
Adapted from the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship
At The Gathering Place we are joining with the National Cancer Institute and the American Cancer Society to look at the issues that are important to long-term cancer survivors. In these pages and in our programs and services, you will see the topic of survivorship more and more, and we invite you to get involved.
Here are other websites that focus on Survivorship:
www.journeyforward.org Journey Forward
www.survivorshipatoz.org Cancer Survivorship A to Z
www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/coping/survivorship Survivorship – Living with and beyond cancer