Cancer As A Chronic Illness

The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
Last Modified: January 26, 2012

Question:

My Doctor mentioned that I should view my cancer (ovarian) as more of a chronic illness because there is no cure, however there are treatments and medicines that can help. What tips do you have for living with this uncertainty?

Answer:

This question and answer was part of the OncoLink Brown Bag Chat Series. View the entire Focus on Gynecologic Cancers transcript.

Keywords

Click on any of these terms for more related articles

Blogs

Now Hiring – Help Manager!
by Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
October 17, 2017

Beginning A New Relationship After Cancer
by Bob Riter
October 12, 2017

A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
R
S
T
U
V
X
Y
Z
#
 
A
B
C
E
F
G
H
K
L
M
N
O
P
R
S
T
U
V
 
 
Stay informed with the latest information from OncoLink!   Subscribe to OncoLink eNews
View our newsletter archives