Talk to Someone: Conversations About Cancer

Interactive Cancer Education Tools for Patients and Survivors

Click the video to discover what a Conversation Simulation is all about. Then explore the many simulations below.

Cancer Survivors

Surviving cancer is an enormous accomplishment. Staying healthy to live an active, productive life is the next step in any survivor’s journey. The National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed engaging, interactive coaching conversations with computer animated virtual humans that will answer your questions and guide you to a life of continued health.

Physical Activity & Nutrition

The virtual cancer survivor looking ready to talk about physical activity and nutrition.

Alcohol Use

The virtual cancer survivor looking ready to talk about alcohol use.

Tobacco Use

The virtual cancer survivor looking ready to talk about tobacco.

Anxiety & Distress

The virtual cancer survivor looking ready to talk about anxiety and stress.

Mantenerse sano después del tratamiento contra el cáncer puede ser difícil. Linda, una sobreviviente de cáncer, da consejos sobre cuatro temas diferentes. Se pueden elegir opciones diferentes para obtener respuestas a las preguntas sobre cómo tomar decisiones saludables.

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Provider Education for Cancer Survivors

Providers can now practice communicating with their patients about post cancer-treatment issues, such as engaging in healthy lifestyle behaviors and addressing psychosocial distress.

Healthy Behaviors

Distress Screening

Cancer Patients

Each type of cancer presents its own set of challenges. The conversation simulation tool allows patients to ask questions about Triple Negative Breast Cancer and to learn about treatment options. Soon, patients will also be able to practice discussing prostate cancer screening and treatment with their doctor.

Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Prostate Cancer

Provider Education for Cancer Patients

Providers can now practice communicating with their patients about the dangers of infection during cancer treatments. Soon, they will be able to discuss prostate screening and treatment.

Preventing Infections During Treatment

Prostate Cancer Shared Decision Making