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. read more
The Livestrong at School program offers free online lessons for K–12 students that talk about cancer in an age-appropriate, hopeful, inspiring and empowering way. Award-winning lessons meet national
Young adults (teens to age 35) and adolescents have very specific concerns when they are diagnosed with cancer. This is a time when they want to meet others and form close relationships. It's a time read more
Your patients of reproductive age can benefit greatly by learning about their fertility risks and options before treatment begins.
This process shows how to provide fertility preservation options to cancer patients through collaboration with oncologists.
Some people receive a lot of support from loved ones, friends or caregivers. Others go through the cancer journey with little or no help. In either case, you'll have times when you need some extra read more
You will work with your health care provider to develop a cancer treatment plan. This is the guide for your cancer care and treatment. Take the time to learn about your type of cancer and the current read more
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 read more
This presentation explains how health care professionals can provide timely and personalized fertility information to cancer patients.
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. read more
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. read more
Feeling strong and positive will help you during the healing process. However, mood swings can be common after a cancer diagnosis. And sadness, worry or fear are natural emotions during the cancer read more