Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, early detection, treatment, and
follow-up care, more people than ever before are surviving. In the United
States, more than 14.5 million people are alive today after being diagnosed
Cancer survivors face a unique set of issues and challenges after completing
treatment. Cancer and its treatment can have longlasting effects on your
body. Physical, emotional, and financial hardships may persist for years.
Jupiter Medical Center’s Survivorship Program empowers survivors
offering support, education and resources in the years after completing
The survivorship lecture series is open to any cancer patient, caregiver,
family member or friend. The series is designed to address issues relevant
to cancer survivors including fear of recurrence, fatigue, pain and neuropathy,
body image changes, menopausal symptoms, sleep disturbances, fertility,
anxiety/depression, maintaining healthy lifestyle and spirituality.