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www.cancerversary.org

Updates results from the STAR trial show Evista and tamoxifen have long-term breast cancer prevention effects.

BY Elizabeth Whittington
PUBLISHED June 08, 2010

Cancerversary, a program launched by the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship in 2009, connects survivors, caregivers, family, and friends, and offers them an outlet to share their stories with others.

The site encourages individuals to reveal the importance of their cancerversary, which could be any significant date in their cancer journey, such as the day they were diagnosed, finished treatment, or underwent a stem cell transplantation. A cancerversary can also be when a loved one died of cancer, using the date to honor their memory. 

Individuals can update their page on an ongoing basis, and friends and family can leave comments. The website’s blog also gives individual cancerversary stories, timely updates, and commentary on certain cancer topics.

“The great thing about NCCS’s cancerversary program is that it allows people to define their own significant moment from their cancer experience and acknowledge it however they want. Cancer survivorship is an individual journey that can only be understood by the person experiencing it, and a cancerversary celebrates that,” says Tom Sellers, president and CEO of NCCS and an 11-year cancer survivor.

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