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Who is a Cancer Survivor?

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

A survivor is anyone living with a history of cancer – from the moment of diagnosis through the remainder of life.

  •  If you’ve just been diagnosed with cancer – you’re a survivor.
  •  If you’ve been in remission for 20 years – you’re a survivor.
  •  If you’re an adult who had cancer as a child – you’re a survivor.
  •  If you’re living with cancer as a chronic disease – you’re a survivor.
  •  If you’re currently in active treatment for cancer – you’re a survivor.
  •  If you’ve beaten cancer and been declared cancer-free – you’re a survivor.

Whether you’re in treatment, just diagnosed, or have been in remission for 20 years, you’re a cancer survivor.

We want to know – what kind of cancer survivor are you?