Cancer Survivorship Resources

Events

  • Beyond the Cure is an annual, half-day conference hosted by the Aflac Cancer Center help educate cancer survivors as well as their parents about survivorship and the need for life-long care.

Support Programs

Our program offers social workers and neuropsychologists to provide support for childhood cancer survivors. In addition, there are several community-based programs for cancer survivors.  

  • CampSunshine offers a variety of retreats, outings, and special events year-round for the whole family.Provides a cost-free, week-long camp experience for patients and survivors ages 7 to 18. Also offers an annual off-treatment workshop.
  • CURE Childhood Cancer is dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through research, education, and support of patients, survivors and their families. Hosts an annual Off-Therapy Celebration for survivors.
  • Camp Mak-A-Dream offers a Young Adult Conference and a Young Adult Survivors Conference for survivors.
  • American Cancer Society provides support programs and services, resources for healthy living and scholarships for cancer survivors.
  • Young Adult Cancer Survivors (YACS) Atlanta is a social group for cancer survivors in their 20's and 30's.

Education

Research

  • Through discovery, innovation and collaboration, researchers at the Aflac Cancer Center are searching for ways to improve the outcomes and quality of life for survivors of childhood cancer.
  • Children’s Oncology Group is the primary governing body of all national and adolescent cancer research and clinical trials.
  • CURE Childhood Cancer is dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through research, education, and support of patients, survivors and their families. Hosts an annual Off-Therapy Celebration for survivors.
  • The Lance Armstrong Foundation provides grants for research in the area of cancer survivorship
  • The Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS) is a multi-institutional study aimed at studying the late effects of childhood cancer therapy. The Aflac Cancer Center and Blood Disorders Service of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta is a participating site in this critical survivorship study.
  • Hyundai Hope On Wheels, a national independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is committed to finding a cure for childhood cancer.