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Survivorship Challenges

Survivorship issues address the subtle or severe physical, emotional and practical aspects of coping with cancer, months or years after treatment is completed. Anyone affected by cancer is a survivor––from patients and their families to friends, classmates and caregivers.

What are “late effects”?

Find out about the lifelong challenges experienced by childhood cancer survivors, and what they can do to manage their symptoms »

For Survivors

If you are a childhood cancer survivor, you already know the meaning of challenge. But for most survivors, saying goodbye to the challenges of treatment also means saying hello to a whole new set of changes and emotions.

Get resources and tips for survivors »


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