Life After Cancer

Nearly 12 million Americans with a previous cancer diagnosis are living in the United States. People are living longer after a cancer diagnosis because of advances in early detection and treatment. About two out of every three people diagnosed with cancer are expected to live at least five years after diagnosis, but gaps in health care impact survival. Cancer survivors often face physical, emotional, psychosocial, spiritual, and financial challenges as a result of their cancer diagnosis and treatment, which is why survivorship resources are so important.

We strongly recommend you connect with survivorship resources after you have completed treatment:

Your cancer patient navigator is still available to discuss post-treatment concerns, and can be reached at (225) 237-1600.