Cancer Survivorship - Patient Resources

Websites of Interest:

  • Personal Action Toward Health (PATH) can assist cancer survivors as they transition from acute treatment to survivorship. PATH, an evidence-based program, helps participants gain control by teaching easy ways to reduce pain, fatigue and manage other common chronic disease challenges. The tools learned in PATH workshops can help participants maintain independence and stay involved in valued activities - enhancing their quality of life.
  • Cancer Survival Toolbox: The Cancer Survival Toolbox is a free, self-learning audio program to help people develop important skills to better meet and understand the challenges of their illness. While created primarily for people who have been recently diagnosed with cancer, the Toolbox can help anyone who is facing hard decisions and changes in life due to cancer.
  • Cancer.net: Cancer.net is a product of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) providing oncologist-approved cancer information. Look for the Navigating Cancer Care tab for several links on cancer care including information on Financial Considerations.  The Survivorship Tab has several links discussing issues related to life after cancer. 
  • Survivorship A-Z: This website provides resources for people living with cancer.  Topics include:  Insurance, Finances, Work Issues, Planning Ahead, Day to Day Living and Emotional Well Being. 
  • Paths to Recovery Video: "Stories from Two Blood Cancer Survivors"- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Learn about managing fatigue, anxiety, depression, and pain through the experiences of Laura and Todd. Members of their healthcare teams share insights and strategies for managing side effects and moving forward.

  • Living Beyond Breast Cancer: "Let's Talk About it" Video Series - These short online videos feature the perspectives of young women affected by breast cancer and their healthcare providers. These unique videos are engaging and share women's advice, struggles and humor. Topics include: Hear Me Communicating with Your Healthcare Team, Financial Impact of Breast Cancer, Let's Talk about Sex and several addressing young women living with metastatic breast cancer.

 

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