Cancer Survivors

Patients and Survivors
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Learn how you can stay healthy during your treatment, and after your treatment is finished.

Cancer Caregivers
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Get tips for staying healthy while you support a survivor’s physical and emotional health.

Cancer Survivor Stories

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Ginny never thought she’d get skin cancer even though she knew she had many risk factors.

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“I never would have found it early if I hadn’t been screened,” says colorectal cancer survivor Robert.

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“The impact of cancer doesn’t stop as soon as treatment is finished,” says Jordyn, who got cancer at age 16.

CDC works with partners to help the growing number of cancer survivors in the United States. Learn what CDC is doing.

Page last reviewed: September 16, 2019