Cancer Survivor

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A person who has survived for a prolonged period of time after the diagnosis and treatment of an aggressive cancer; 8.4 million Americans are long-term cancer survivors; aggressive cancers do not include 'garden variety' basal cell carcinomas or squamous cell carcinomas of the skin, which respond well to local excision
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Finally, the data do not permit specifying whether a cancer survivor is cured, in active therapy, living with a chronic cancer-related illness or disability, or dying from cancer.
My work as a breast cancer survivor and advocate extends beyond the local community.
The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) is a national registry that follows more than 10,000 childhood cancer survivors and their healthy siblings.
Exercise programs are beginning to target cancer survivors, like Livestrong at the YMCA, a partnership with cycling great and cancer survivor Armstrong's foundation.
The cancer survivor population, defined as individuals who have completed treatment for any type of cancer and currently have no apparent evidence of active disease, now numbers 11 million.
LeBaron, wife of the US ambassador and breast cancer survivor for 15 years, said that the group would be meeting monthly for education about the disease and to discuss their programmes.
The study, to examine the prevalence and clustering of physical activity, fruit and vegetable consumption (five-a-day), and smoking across six major cancer survivor groups and to identify any associations with health-related quality of life (HRQoL) examined data from more than 9000 survivors participating in the American Cancer Society's Study of Cancer Survivors.
For the purposes of this paper, a cancer survivor is defined as someone who has completed their active treatment phase and who is not undergoing palliative care.
The 37-year-old cancer survivor will ride in a "Breakaway Mile" organized by Amgen to raise awareness in the fight against cancer and scientific advances that have led to new treatments.
Research from the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study that looks at how patients diagnosed with cancer over three decades perceive their health shows need for further progressLong-term survivors of childhood cancer live longer thanks to improvements to cancer treatments, but a new study looking at three decades of therapy suggests patients do not report better health status.
Narendra Shetty - Cancer Survivor said, "Being a cancer survivor myself, I understand the experience that every cancer patient goes through.
Other sharers included a breast cancer survivor for 26 years now, a 6-year survivor who has been through nine other surgeries, a pancreatic cancer survivor and a survivors husband who highlighted the role of spouses and the family.

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