Find links to resources that may assist you in your dialogue with your physician about your follow-up care. The resources below address adult guidelines, pediatric guidelines, and long-term follow-up clinics. You can also find publications and additional tips and information.
American Cancer Society's Long-Term Guidelines for Prostate Cancer Survivors
See newly developed guidelines that provide detailed recommendations about nutrition and physical activity, cancer testing, management of side effects, and coordination of care.
The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Explore patient-friendly follow-up care guides based on clinical versions in a variety of areas such as breast, colorectal, and lung cancer.
Children's Oncology Group Childhood Cancer Survivor Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines
Learn about recommendations for screening and management of late effects that may potentially arise as a result of therapeutic exposures used during treatment for pediatric malignancies.
Facing Forward: Making a Difference in Cancer
Get an overview of the potential benefits of becoming involved in cancer-related activities, such as helping with outreach and education, fundraising, or raising awareness about research or public health issues.
Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment
For those who have recently completed cancer treatment shifting their focus from treatment to recovery. This booklet covers post-treatment issues such as follow-up medical care, physical and emotional changes, changes in social relationships, and workplace issues.
Facing Forward: When Someone You Love Has Completed Cancer Treatment
For caregivers looking for coping strategies to shift their focus from treatment to recovery, this booklet discusses the transition to a “new normal,” communication skills and feeling, ways to get support, follow-up care, and the need for self-care.