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Survivorship Resources

American Cancer Society (ACS) Survivorship Resources
ACS links offer information about nutrition, staying active, survivorship care plans, and staying healthy after treatment. Access these resources.

American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Survivorship Resources
ASCO links provide access to everything from an introduction, to next steps, to treatment summaries, to stories and artwork. Access these resources.

ASCO Cancer Treatment Summaries
These summaries provide a brief record of your cancer treatment. The forms also provide a convenient way to store information about your cancer, cancer treatment, and follow-up care. Included are a general form and forms for breast, colon, lung, and lymphoma, in addition to more information about keeping a personal medical record. Access these forms.

Cancer Index
The Cancer Index is a guide to internet resources for cancer, including resources in languages other than English.

Cancer Support Community
The Cancer Support Community offers personalized services for people affected by cancer. These services include support groups, counseling, education, and healthy lifestyle programs.

CureSearch for Children's Cancer
Partners with the Children's Oncology Group, CureSearch offers information and resources for parents and families of pediatric cancer patients.

Genetic Health
Genetic Health, Inc is a website that provides information about how genetics play a role in diseases, such as cancer. The website also offers a directory of genetic counselors that can be searched by region and state.

Family Health Portrait
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Surgeon General have created a tool called My Family Health Portrait to help focus attention on the importance of family history and disease risk.

Journey Forward
Journey Forward is a collaborative program designed for doctors and their patients who have recently completed active treatment for cancer. Free tools include a survivorship care plan builder.

Founded by cancer survivor Lance Armstrong, LIVESTRONG provides support and guidance for patients and their loved ones so that they can handle the challenges and changes of cancer survivorship.

A LIVESTRONG initative, Fertile HOPE provides reproductive information, support and hope to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility.

Lymphedema Resources, Inc.
Lymphedema is a chronic, debilitating condition that causes swelling, generally in the arms and legs. It is seen most often in breast cancer survivors. This website offers information for patients, healthcare workers, and those at risk for lymphedema

National Cancer Institute (NCI) - Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment
NCI offers tips on life after cancer treatment, including managing physical changes, psychological changes, and your relationships at home and at work. Access these resources.

NCI Gail Model - Breast Cancer Risk Calculator
A Gail model is a computer program that uses personal and family medical history information to estimate a woman's chance of developing breast cancer. NCI offers an interactive tool to help estimate that risk. Access the risk calculator.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
The NCCN is an alliance of 21 of the world's leading cancer centers and offers resources for physicians, as well as resources for patients.

National Library of Medicine (NLM) - Genetics Home Reference
NLM offers a consumer-friendly online guide about the effect of genetic variations on human health. Genetics Home Reference includes information about genetic conditions, genes, and chromosomes, as well as a handbook, glossary, and other resources.

Sisters Network
The Sisters Network was created for African American women who are breast cancer survivors.

Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization
Available 24 / 7 / 365, the Y-ME National Breast Cancer Organization provides help and support for breast cancer survivors through their website and their toll-free phone line (1-800-221-2141).

Young Survival Coalition (YSC)
YSC offers resources, connections, and outreach to young women diagnosed with breast cancer.