This page provides numerous cancer-related resources for health care professionals. For information about cancer types, treatment, and clinical trials, as well as links to other NCI resources, please go to the NCI homepage.
American Cancer Society’s Survivorship Care Guidelines
Find detailed recommendations about nutrition and physical activity, cancer testing, management of side effects, and coordination of care.
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Clinical Practice Follow-Up Guidelines
Learn about ASCO’s practice recommendations for specific areas of cancer.
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Get information about follow-up procedures used to monitor cancer survivors. Cancer Center guidelines are discussed for 15 different disease sites.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines for Survivorship
The NCCN survivorship guidelines focus on eight common impacts of cancer diagnosis and treatment, and include a sample assessment tool. NCCN is an alliance of 23 cancer centers around the country.
Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers
The Children’s Oncology Group Long-Term Follow-Up Guidelines for Survivors of Childhood, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancers (COG LTFU Guidelines) are a resource for healthcare professionals who provide ongoing care to survivors of pediatric malignancies.
ASCO Treatment Summary and Survivorship Care Plan (PDF)
Download this survivorship care plan template, treatment summary and follow-up care plan, to enhance communication and coordination of care for the survivor.
PDQ Cancer Information Summaries: Supportive Care
Find descriptions of the cause and treatment of common complications of cancer, such as pain and nausea/vomiting.
Facing Forward Series
Designed to educate cancer survivors, family members, and health care providers about the challenges associated with life after cancer treatment.
This 2016 booklet, marking the 20th anniversary of the Office of Cancer Survivorship, provides an overview of the creation of the office and its ongoing work to improve the lives of cancer survivors and their loved ones.