Cancer Survivor Program at the Aflac Cancer Center

Caring for Patients Long After Treatment Ends

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About 80 percent of children and young adults with cancer will survive. Unfortunately for many children, surviving cancer is only half of the battle.

Childhood cancer survivors require specialized, long-term follow-up care. Sometimes a patient's treatment can impact their health and quality of life for years to come. Effects of treatment may include learning disabilities, growth and physical maturity complications and more.

Identifying and treating these problems early helps cancer survivors lead a full life, including school, work and a family of their own. So, any survivor of childhood cancer who has been off treatment for two years should be enrolled in a cancer survivorship program.

Survivor Toolkit

Our team of healthcare providers offers a Survivor Toolkit that helps cancer survivors be their own advocate.

     
 
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    Trisha Henry

    After undergoing treatment for a rare form of cancer, Trisha Henry Gaffney was eager to put her health problems behind her. The last thing she wanted to do was dwell on the effects of her illness. With help from the Survivor Program, Trisha was able to take control of her future. Read more.

 
     

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The Aflac Cancer Center knows it is critical that all cancer survivors be monitored and receive treatment for late effects.

 

Our Goals

  • Make sure all childhood cancer survivors are checked. You also get a Survivorship Healthcare Plan that tells you about your treatment, shows your risk for late effects and has a plan for finding late effects. 
  • Raise awareness for lifelong survivor care. 
  • Study how to help childhood cancer survivors. 
  • Study how to prevent late effects.

Contact Us

We hope you will contact us at 404-785-1717 if you are interested in being a part of the Cancer Survivor Program at the Aflac Cancer Center.