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.

Dr. Emily Tonorezos

Meet the new OCS director, 
Dr. Emily S. Tonorezos.




Dec 2020 — Cancer.gov Resource

Recently updated NCI resource helps young people find support after a cancer diagnosis and during cancer treatment.


Dec. 2020 — Cancer Currents Blog

Fertility preservation safe for young women with breast cancer.


Dec. 2020 — Consensus Study Reportexit disclaimer

National Academies releases consensus study report co-authored by OCS Director Dr. Emily Tonorezos: Childhood Cancer and Functional Impacts Across the Care Continuum.

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About The Office of Cancer Survivorship

An individual is considered a cancer survivor from the time of diagnosis, through the balance of his or her 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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