Dec 20, 2011
Patients can learn what to expect after cancertreatment in ASCO’s new booklet, CancerSurvivorship: Next Steps for Patients and TheirFamilies. Content includes:
- an overview of survivorship, including thechallenges faced by cancer survivors;
- the steps survivors should takeafter cancer treatment, such askeeping a personal medical record, receivingappropriate follow-up care, and watching for long-term side effects;
- recommendations for leading a healthy lifestyle after cancer;
- helpful questions to ask the health care team; and
- a list of survivorship resources.