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.

Female Sexual Health After Cancer

Female Sexual Health After Cancer

One area of life that cancer and treatment might change is the ability to have or enjoy sex. This is sometimes referred to as female sexual dysfunction and can affect you physically and emotionally.

  • female sexual function
  • intimacy
  • partners
Finding a Counselor

Finding a Counselor

A counselor provides a safe and non-judgmental environment where you can talk about your concerns. A counselor won’t solve your problems for you. You'll be guided through a process of learning and

  • counseling
  • counseling costs
  • counseling professionals
Health and Disability Insurance

Health and Disability Insurance

Those affected by cancer need to understand health and disability insurance. This is an overview of things you need to know under current laws. To learn more, consult with those knowledgeable about

  • group
  • high-risk coverage
  • high-riskpools
Health Care Assistance for Uninsured

Health Care Assistance for Uninsured

Many people affected by cancer can’t afford to pay for important health care services. Fortunately, a variety of health care assistance programs are available to help those who have a financial need.

  • assistance programs
  • child care
  • counseling
Important Legal Decisions

Important Legal Decisions

You will need to prepare legal documents to tell others what you want done during a health crisis or after death. Here is an overview of the important legal decisions to consider and how to find help

  • advance health directives
  • creating a will
  • during treatment
Late Effects of Cancer Treatment

Late Effects of Cancer Treatment

The day cancer treatment ends, a new chapter begins. Some survivors may leave cancer behind and continue life with few or no health problems. Others might have ongoing physical challenges. Some of

  • after treatment
  • aftereffects
  • Chemotherapy
Living With Uncertainty

Living With Uncertainty

The uncertainties that cancer can cause don’t always end when treatment ends. You may find that your life has changed in unexpected ways, which may make you feel uncertain and worried about what your

  • after treatment
  • cancer risk
  • emotional effects of cancer
Lymphedema

Lymphedema

Lymphedema causes swelling in the arms and legs. Some cancer survivors may experience lymphedema as a side effect of surgical or radiation cancer treatment. Early identification and treatment may

  • after treatment
  • cancer survivors
  • physical effects of cancer

Making Changes to Your Home

During and after cancer treatment, you may benefit by making certain physical changes to your home. These accommodations can make life easier and safer during and after cancer treatment.

  • changes at home
  • disabilities
  • home health care

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
Male Sexual Health After Cancer

Male Sexual Health After Cancer

One area of life that might change after cancer and treatment is the ability to have or enjoy sex. This is sometimes referred to as male sexual dysfunction. Whether the cause is physical or emotional,

  • cancer and relationships
  • erectile dysfunction
  • intimacy
Meeting Others Like You

Meeting Others Like You

Talking with people you can relate to will help you manage the physical, emotional and practical challenges cancer brings. Make an effort to meet others who have been affected by cancer. There are

  • cancer community
  • emotional effects of cancer
  • emotions and cancer
Neuropathy

Neuropathy

Neuropathy causes tingling or numbness, especially in the hands and feet. It affects about one to two percent of Americans and is caused by damage to a single or multiple nerves. There are different

  • neuropathy
  • numbness
  • pain
Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that causes your bones to weaken and become very fragile—sometimes fracturing with little or even no impact. Primary osteoporosis happens from the normal process aging and

  • fragile bones
  • late effects
  • osteoporosis
Ostomies

Ostomies

Some survivors need to live with an ostomy after cancer treatment. An ostomy is a surgical opening from an organ inside the body to the outside of the body. This allows waste to empty into a pouch

  • colostomy
  • ileostomy
  • ostomy