This article introduces 27 chapters about treatment of the increasing number of individuals who have completed their cancer treatment and are considered long-term survivors. The number of cancer survivors in the United States is now estimated to be nearly 13 million (approximately 4 % of the population), and the number is continually growing. The chapters discuss survivorship of numerous types of cancer as well as lifestyle, legal, and communication issues.
KeywordsCancer Survivor Cancer Care Survivorship Care Survivor Care Planning Comprehensive Cancer Control
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