Seniors with cancerThe single greatest risk factor for cancer is aging. Our population is living longer and cancer is a disease that occurs more frequently as we age. More than 60% of new cancers are diagnosed in individuals 65 years or older.

Feeling stressed or overwhelmed by a new cancer diagnosis or a recurrence is fairly normal for patients and caregivers, having to navigate the treatment process can often add to these feelings.

Below are some resources that might help seniors and their caregivers who are facing cancer.