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Cancer Survivorship Resources in Tacoma, WA

We understand that undergoing cancer treatment as well as life post cancer treatment can be overwhelming. That is why the board-certified oncologist at Northwest Medical Specialties have provided patients with additional resources to help guide them through it all!

National Comprehensive Cancer Network’s Guidelines for Patients Survivorship

Guidelines for Survivorship

NCCN is a not-for-profit alliance of 31 leading cancer centers devoted to patient care, research, and education. They have provided a comprehensive guide for patients cancer survivors on how to lead a healthy life post treatment.

Survivorship Tips and Resources From the American Society of Clinical Oncology

Survivorship Tips

Today, there are more than 16.9 million Americans alive with a history of cancer. Cancer.Net’s survivorship section provides helpful information for cancer survivors and their friends and family.

Coping – Cancer Survivorship from the National Cancer Institute

Cancer Survivorship

Becoming a cancer survivor happens at the time of diagnosis. When cancer treatment ends, the transition to a new normal can be hard. Learn about follow-up care, coping with physical and emotional issues, late side effects, and coping and communicating about family issues.

The CDC’s Guides To Healthy Living for Cancer Patients & Survivors

Guide to Healthy Living

The CDC has provided tips & resources for patients, survivors, caregivers and providers to help provide patients with the best treatment during and post cancer treatment.

Survivorship: During and After Treatment

Guide to Healthy Living

Whether you or someone you love has cancer, knowing what to expect can help you cope. From basic information about cancer and its causes to in-depth information on specific cancer types – including risk factors, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment options – you’ll find it here.

 Living with an Ostomy 

Below we have provided a list of helpful resources if you currently live with an ostomy.

Cancer Treatment in Tacoma, WA

At Northwest Medical Specialties, our board-certified oncologist offer comprehensive and compassionate treatment to patients suffering from cancer. With 6 convenient locations in Tacoma, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, Federal Way, Bonney Lake, and Olympia, you won’t have to travel far to receive the best care following your cancer treatment. For more information, contact Northwest Medical Specialties at 253-428-8700 and schedule an consultation today!