Navigate Your Cancer Journey

We have online resources available to help you at any point on your cancer journey. Select your stage and concern below to get started.

Facing Your Fears

Facing Your Fears

Life changes immediately after hearing the words, “You have cancer.” At first, you can't think about anything else. All you feel is shock or numbness. It can be hard to believe.

  • denial
  • Emotions
  • fear
Concerns About Physical Effects of Treatment

Concerns About Physical Effects of Treatment

It’s natural to have concerns about physical changes that could happen during and after cancer treatment. Your health care team can help you learn what to expect. They will explain what is likely to

  • acupuncture
  • biofeedback
  • drugs
Female Fertility Preservation

Female Fertility Preservation

Some women who go through cancer treatment find that they can't have children afterward. It is important to identify your risk for infertility before treatment starts and take steps to preserve your

  • adoption
  • donor eggs
  • donor embryos
Life Expectancy

Life Expectancy

Each person responds to treatment differently. No one knows in advance how effective cancer treatment will be. There's also no way to know how long anyone will live—with or without cancer.

  • cancer support groups
  • facing your fears
  • imerman angels

Male Fertility Preservation

Some men are not able to have children due to the effects of cancer treatment. By identifying your risk for infertility, you can take steps before treatment to preserve your fertility. For men who

  • Fertility
  • male infertility
  • physical effects of cancer
Transportation and Other Cancer Support Services

Transportation and Other Cancer Support Services

A wide range of support services are available to help you, both during and after cancer fighting treatment. See the chart below for some of the common services.

  • assistance programs
  • practical effects of cancer
  • support services
Changing Priorities

Changing Priorities

Priorities are things in your life that are important to you. These can change over time, especially when you face a serious illness such as cancer.

  • setting priorities

Fertility Preservation Options for Men

Studies show that the majority of oncologists do not discuss fertility routinely with their at-risk patients. If you're facing cancer, ask your health care team for fertility preservation

  • adoption
  • before cancer treatment
  • children

Emotional Challenges When Facing Cancer and Infertility

The emotional toll can be particularly challenging for those whose future fertility is threatened by the very medications and procedures that were meant to save their lives. Sadness, loss, anger,

  • anger
  • Cancer
  • emotional struggle