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survivor

not generally used as a medical term, survivor can have different meanings when applied to people with cancer. Some people use the word to refer to anyone who has ever been diagnosed with cancer. For example, someone living with cancer may be considered a survivor. Some people use the term to refer to someone who has completed cancer treatment. Others call a person a survivor if he or she has lived several years past a cancer diagnosis. The American Cancer Society believes that each person has the right to define his or her own experience with cancer and considers a cancer survivor to be anyone who describes himself or herself this way, from diagnosis throughout the rest of his or her life.

Cancer Survivors Climb Mountains

... Deming spoke to the survivor group and laid out his plan to take cancer
survivors and caregivers on a trip to the base camp of Mount Everest. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/cancer-survivors-climb-mountains

Breast Cancer Survivor Fights Back Through Volunteerism

... Breast Cancer Survivor Fights Back Through Volunteerism. ... The program
matches specially-trained breast cancer survivors with newly diagnosed ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/breast-cancer-survivor-fights-back-through-volunteerism

Survivor-Researcher Mentor Program

... Be a cancer survivor (includes co-survivors, family members, caregivers,
and/or health care professionals). Have a functioning email address. ...

http://www.cancer.org/subsites/survivorshipconference/survivor-researcher-mentor-program-2008

Testicular Cancer Survivor Uses Blog to Keep in Touch

... Testicular Cancer Survivor Uses Blog to Keep in Touch. ... Like many cancer
survivors, Bill has found the experience forced him to look at his priorities. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/testicularcancersurvivorusesblogtokeepintouch

Four-Year Survivor Finds Blessings in Cancer Battle

... her sister, who is a 19-year breast cancer survivor, her entire ... To Recovery
mentoring program, which pairs breast cancer survivors with patients ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/four-year-survivor-finds-blessings-in-cancer-battle

Breast Cancer Survivor Finds Strength, Hope in Reach to ...

... Breast Cancer Survivor Finds Strength, Hope in Reach to Recovery ... program,
which matches specially-trained breast cancer survivors with newly ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/breast-cancer-survivor-finds-strength-hope-in-reach-to-recovery-program

Breast Cancer Survivor Helped by Federal Screening ...

... Stories of Hope. + -Text Size. Breast Cancer Survivor Helped by Federal
Screening Program. Article date: November 17, 2011. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/breast-cancer-survivor-helped-by-federal-screening-program

Young Survivor Urges Women with a Family History to Get ...

... Stories of Hope. + -Text Size. Young Breast Cancer Survivor Urges Women
with a Family History to Get Screened. Article date: April 16, 2012. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/survivorshipduringandaftertreatment/storiesofhope/young-survivor-urges-women-with-a-family-history-to-get-screened

How Do Cancer Survivors Cope So Well?

... How Do Cancer Survivors Cope So Well? ... In the course of my recent situation
I have talked with a couple of friends who are cancer survivors. ...

http://www.cancer.org/aboutus/drlensblog/post/2012/10/10/how-do-cancer-survivors-cope-so-well.aspx

Workshops Help Survivors Cope During and After Cancer ...

... the National Cancer Institute and LIVESTRONG and offers cancer survivors,
their families ... Richard Dickens, MSW, Survivor Perspective, Clinical ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/news/features/workshops-help-survivors-cope-after-cancer-treatment