Finishing cancer treatment can bring both relief and uncertainty. We know the physical, emotional, spiritual, and financial challenges that cancer and treatment can cause. As a cancer survivor, you have our ongoing support. We're here to help you thrive.
Read our FAQs for cancer survivors.
Cancer Survivor Clinic
Surviving cancer can bring huge relief. But you might face some new challenges with:
- Anxiety and depression
- Body image
- Stress management
- Returning to work
We can help you find ways to work through the issues you face. You'll get medical care that accounts for your cancer journey. We also offer yoga therapy, instruction in mind-body practices, acupuncture, and massage services.
Learn more about our integrative care services.
The Survivorship Clinic: What to Expect
You’ll complete a questionnaire at every visit. Your answers will drive the focus of the visit.
We create an individualized care plan. We’ll look at your overall health and wellness needs to maximize your ability to heal. The plan will include:
- Lifestyle changes to prevent cancer from coming back
- Follow-up medical recommendations
- What to watch for to stay healthy
We also treat long-term treatment symptoms, including:
- Sleep concerns
- Sexual wellness
We collaborate with your care team. Connecting with your other providers gives us a 360 degree view of your health. We can refer you to specialists as needed.
Visit the Cancer Survivorship Clinic
First visits take an hour. Follow-up visits last about 20-40 minutes. Call and ask for an appointment with the UVA Cancer Survivorship Clinic.
As a cancer survivor, you still have access to our support services. You can attend workshops and exercise classes. Find nutrition help, counseling, spiritual support, financial help, physical therapy, and lymphedema therapy.
See all cancer support services.
Become a Peer Support Volunteer
The Cancer Peer Support Program gives you a chance to help someone else with cancer. We connect you to someone going through challenges similar to your experience.
To provide peer support, you must:
- Be a breast, gynecologic, or lung cancer survivor of 1 year
- Feel emotionally ready to share your cancer experience
- Register with Volunteer Services
- Attend virtual training
We also welcome caregivers to participate.
Want to Give or Receive Peer Support?
Guides & Tips
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