• when do you count as a survivor?

    Asked by reginak on Friday, April 19, 2013

    when do you count as a survivor?

    I survived my initial resection and subsequent radiation, but I am still in active monitoring?
    How am I classified?

    4 Answers from the Community

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    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      The American Cancer Society considers you a survivor from the time you are diagnosed. Welcome to the club!

      over 3 years ago
    • CAS1's Avatar

      Yup,,from the moment that you hear you have CANCER you are a survivor..

      over 3 years ago
    • Gabba's Avatar

      Keep repeating: I am a survivor over and over agin because that's what you are. God bless!

      over 3 years ago
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      over 3 years ago

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