Quantitatively, cancer will directly affect one in three persons and 25% of all families including 20% of parents who will be cancer survivors caring for children. Cancer is now the major cause for death in patients less than 85 years of age. Qualitatively, the burden of cancer transcends all medical disciplines especially impacting the emotional well-being of many survivors. As a potentially fatal illness with a continued fear of relapse, the burden of cancer remains chronically active well beyond the period of first diagnosis and active cancer therapy. For many patients, the emotional challenges of cancer survivorship are more profound and have fewer resources for mitigation compared to medical issues.

The cancer patient and their community face many medical and nonmedical challenges of cancer survivorship. As cancer therapy continues to improve, survivorship will become even more important leading to the pandemic of cancer survivorship. Urgently required are additional investment into research resources for better understanding, training of health care personnel, and provision for the complete management of both medical and nonmedical issues of cancer survivorship.34

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