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
To pay for cancer treatment, you may need to consider borrowing against or selling real property to create income. The laws that cover home loan, sale and rental transactions are complex and change read more
I became a survivor in August of 2003 when I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.
I became a survivor in August of 2003 when I was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. read more
Now available in print or electronic versions, the LIVESTRONG Guidebook is a companion for cancer survivors as they navigate the physical, emotional and practical concerns they may have during their
Cancer and treatment can make it difficult to work. Prepare early for not working for a period of time. Or, there may be ways to change your job duties so you can keep working. Also, consider future read more
I became a cancer survivor in 2002 when I survived Hodgkin’s disease.
I became a cancer survivor in 2002 when I survived Hodgkin’s disease. read more
Cancer.Net brings the expertise and resources of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), the voice of the world’s cancer physicians, to people living with cancer and to those who care for
Federal and state benefit programs offer help to meet health care and income needs. These programs can help those who can’t work due to cancer, treatment or aftereffects. read more
In February of 1999, they diagnosed me with pancreatic cancer. Prior to that, I had had digestive problems, which they attributed to gallstones irritating the pancreas. They had planned on going in and doing an exploratory surgery and a possible Whipple. What should have been a seven to eight hour surgery turned into about an hour and a half. They closed me up, came out and told my wife, “He’s got pancreatic cancer. The largest tumor is right at the head of the pancreas, where we cannot remove it, because all the blood vessels come in together.
In February of 1999, they diagnosed me with pancreatic cancer. Prior to that, I had had digestive problems, which they attributed to gallstones irritating the pancreas. read more
Knowing how to find reliable cancer resources can help you feel more confident and informed. Good information and services can improve your quality of life and support your healing and recovery. If read more
I became a cancer survivor in 1992. It’s metastatic because it returned in 1998. What I have is so rare that the first time I was diagnosed, the doctors didn’t know how to treat it. They did surgery to remove the tumors in my left groin. They scanned me for several years. Unfortunately, they were only scanning that area. In 1998, I had a backache which I thought was just a backache. I went to the walk-in clinic, thinking that they would just give me some good drugs and send me home to lie down. When they did a chest x-ray, they saw the masses in my right lung.
I became a cancer survivor in 1992. It’s metastatic because it returned in 1998. What I have is so rare that the first time I was diagnosed, the doctors didn’t know how to treat it. read more
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 read more
You'll be keeping track of a great deal of important paperwork through your cancer journey. Keeping organized records will make life easier for you and your loved ones. If you don't feel well enough read more
How to tell others about your cancer diagnosis is a personal choice. There’s no one right time or way to do it. Some may openly share their experience with others. Some might decide not to share any read more