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Survivorship - Life After Treatment

Patients who have completed treatment are truly survivors and can benefit from follow-up care for the rest of their lives, including: 

  • Periodic visits with testing, labs and diagnostics as necessary
  • Long-term surveillance for cancer recurrence
  • Ongoing management of known symptoms and risks, including: GVH (graft-vs.-host), cardiac toxicity, peripheral neuropathy, fatigue, psychosocial consequences, lymphedema and reproductive health
  • Health maintenance, wellness, screening and prevention

Exercise & Thrive

  • Designed to help cancer survivors regain strength, flexibility and endurance following cancer treatment. 
  • 12-week program, tailored to meet individual needs in a supervised environment.
  • Participants are required to be at least 90 days out of treatment, with no sign of cancer. 
  • Participants must be at least 21 years or older to participate. 
  • There is a cost to participate, but no one will be turned away regardless of ability to pay. 
Contact the Whatco​m Family YMCA​ for program dates and more information. 

Originally designed by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the YMCA of Greater Seattle, the local program is a partnership between Whatcom Family YMCA and our Cancer Center.

PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center
3301 Squalicum Pkwy
Bellingham, WA 98225