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St. Jude cancer survivor Emily Land with her children

Life After Cancer

Did you know that there are an estimated 420,000 childhood cancer survivors in the U.S. alone? Thanks to improved treatments, the numbers are continuing to grow.

Read about our patients and how unique St. Jude research programs help them not just survive, but lead happier, healthier adult lives.


Meet Our Survivors

St. Jude believes survivorship begins the day of diagnosis. Learn more about how our doctors and research programs are helping our patients and cancer survivors around the world.

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Life After Childhood Cancer: Lori’s Story

The After Completion of Therapy (ACT) Clinic at St. Jude guides long-term childhood cancer survivors to and through adulthood. Lori, a neurocytoma and thyroid cancer survivor, shares her story of hope and how St. Jude has shaped her life from treatment through survivorship.

Resources for Survivors

After our patients have successfully completed their cancer treatment at St. Jude, we are still part of their journey. Our goal is to help all childhood cancer survivors live long and healthy lives. We offer unique follow-up programs and tips for survivors. 

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Cancer Survivorship Research

Improved treatments and long-term care for pediatric cancer patients are changing the landscape of cancer survivorship. St. Jude is pioneering the field with major research programs that follow thousands of survivors for decades after their treatment.

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Latest Survivorship Research