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.

Health Care Providers
Be Brave. Ask Questions.

Pay attention to your body. If you feel something isn’t right, go to the doctor. “Be brave. Ask questions. The odds are you don’t have cancer, but find out for sure,” says uterine and ovarian cancer survivor Jenny Allen.

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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Gary didn’t know he had hepatitis C until he was diagnosed with liver cancer.

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

Page last reviewed: October 29, 2018