The Cancer Survival Toolbox is an award-winning series of audio programs developed by leading cancer organizations to help people develop important skills to meet the challenges of their illness. The audio programs address scenarios for many topics and issues cancer patients/survivors face during their cancer journey. The conversations touch on issues from how to communicate with your doctor, family and loved ones, to understanding complicated financial issues. Each scenario is inspired by true stories of real cancer patients/survivors.
Program 01 - Communicating
Communicating means letting someone else know clearly what you think and feel, and also learning what the other person thinks and feels.
Program 02 - Finding Information
Finding Information explains how to use many of the different resources available to find information that will help you understand your kind of cancer and its treatment.
Program 03 - Making Decisions
Making Decisions is designed to help you identify how you make decisions, how your style of decision making can work or be improved, and how you can weigh the pros and cons of deciding about cancer treatment.
Program 04 - Solving Problems
Solving Problems describes how to identify and follow the steps needed to solve a difficult situation in your life or daily activity.
Program 05 - Negotiating
Negotiating means talking with people involved in your healthcare so that you can get what you need to have the best quality of life possible.
Program 06 - Standing Up for Your Rights
Standing Up for Your Rights means learning to actively do something in your own best interest. This is also known as self-advocacy. This program aims to help you feel more in control about your life, build confidence to face challenges that seem too difficult to ocvercome, reach out to others, and feel hopeful rather than hopeless.