Welcome to the Office of Cancer Survivorship Program, DCCPS

The NCI Office of Cancer Survivorship (OCS) works to enhance the quality and length of survival of all persons diagnosed with cancer and to prevent, minimize, or manage adverse effects of cancer and its treatment.

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Upcoming Presentation

September 2021 — OCS 25th Anniversary Director’s Series

Register now for Dr. Shawna Hudson’s presentation “Cancer Survivorship Healthcare Delivery: Challenges and Opportunities Integrating Primary Care” on September 21, 2021, 2-3 p.m. ET.

Upcoming Virtual Workshop

September 2021 — Food Insecurity, Neighborhood Food Environment, and Nutrition Health Disparities: State of the Science

Register now for this upcoming workshop, co-sponsored by NCI. September 21-23, 2021, 12:30-5:30 p.m. ET.

Cancer Currents Blog

September 2021 — Addressing the Challenges of Cancer Misinformation on Social Media

Misinformation about cancer is pervasive on the internet and social media. Researchers are trying to understand its impact on patients and cancer care.

About The Office of Cancer Survivorship

An individual is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis, through the balance of life. There are many types of survivors, including those living with cancer and those free of cancer. This term is meant to capture a population of those with a history of cancer rather than to provide a label that may or may not resonate with individuals.

OCS works to promote a better understanding of unique needs of the growing population of cancer survivors, and to enhance our ability to address them.

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