When you have cancer, many things may feel like they are out of your control. Everyone’s cancer experience is different, and people cope with strong emotions, practical issues and other changes in their own way. Explore the emotional effects of having cancer and different coping and practical strategies that might work for you.
For many people, cancer treatment is an experience that stays with you and can change your outlook on life. The end of cancer treatment is a period of transition and adjustment, and can produce mixed emotions. Learn more about follow-up care and life after treatment.
Advanced cancer is cancer that is unlikely to be cured. Treatment doesn’t end when cancer is advanced – but it does change.
Learn more about adjusting to life with advanced cancer and facing end-of-life decisions.
Caring for someone with cancer isn’t easy. The responsibility may feel overwhelming at times, but being a caregiver can be very rewarding.