Tag Archive: National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

Cancer Survivors Day

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National Cancer Survivors Day® is an annual, worldwide Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities throughout the United States, Canada, and other participating countries. Participants unite in a symbolic event… Continue reading

Defining cancer survivorship

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When does someone with cancer start to become a survivor? Some believe it begins at the moment of a diagnosis of cancer; for others the notion dawns on them more gradually as they progress through their treatment.… Continue reading

Defining survivorship

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I have written a lot about the concept of cancer survivorship and it is a word that is used extensively in literature and elsewhere, so I thought it would be helpful to explore in… Continue reading

Cancer and depression

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The good news of course is that improvements in the early detection and treatment of cancer have resulted in longer periods of survival. As a result, researchers are focusing new attention on the… Continue reading