Cancer Survivorship

What if there was a way to actually thrive during your cancer journey? Prioritizing wellness may be the key.
Cancer survivors naturally have many questions as they look ahead toward their post-treatment lives. Today, we answer three frequently asked questions about nutrition health.
You are now in cancer remission; If you haven't seen your primary care provider in a while, or you don't have one, now is a great time to build this important relationship.
“A diagnosis of cancer has the potential to stop everything. It can delay or even eliminate large portions of your timeline and life goals, such as when or how to start a family.”
Dating is difficult enough. Add cancer into the mix and it creates a whole new series of questions.
In 1958, when Jill Waddington was just 15, she noticed an odd bump on her leg. It turned out to be a rare childhood cancer of the soft tissue.

Even if you already have cancer, you can’t let down your guard when it comes to prevention. In fact, cancer patients have even more reason to be on guard, because they usually have a higher risk for infection or developing other types of cancer.

Cancer survivors have special medical needs. A Survivorship Care Plan serves as a guide for you and your primary care physician to help you stay healthy.
Testicular cancer is the most common cancer in men between the ages of 20 and 35, including some men who hope to become fathers in the future. Whether the treatment plan includes surgery, chemotherapy, or radiation therapy, the patient's fertility can be at risk.
Roswell Park's Clinical Nutrition Department offers a 12-week Survivorship Healthy Lifestyle Program to guide and inspire cancer survivors who want to manage their weight and adopt a healthier lifestyle.

Today, more people than ever are surviving cancer. We have made great strides and advances in terms of treatment, quality of life and overall survivorship.

Like all the posts I’ve written for the Cancer Talk blog, this post starts with my name, and then three important words: Ovarian Cancer Survivor. What makes me a survivor?