For patients, caregivers and family members of the CTCA Community
Travel Guide for Cancer Patients

Created by CTCA Patients for You

Throughout your cancer journey, you may have reason to travel for treatment, work or pleasure. Fortunately, with careful planning and preparation, many people can travel during and after cancer treatment. Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) patients and caregivers want to share the helpful tips they have learned with all Cancer Fighters, so they created a handy Travel Guide for Cancer Patients to help you prepare for your trips.

Our Travel Guide for Cancer Patients includes:

- Time-saving tips for navigating TSA
- Two checklists: one for carry-on bags, one for checked bags

CLICK HERE to download the Travel Guide for Cancer Patients.

Learn more and find help

Also, here are additional helpful resources to review prior to traveling:

Travel tips for cancer patients: Prepare for your trip. Many CTCA® patients leave their home state and travel to one of our hospitals for care. Consider these tips to help you prepare for your trip and make life a little less frenzied as your travel. Read more at

Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Transportation Concerns. If you have been diagnosed with cancer, transportation can be challenging at times. The Cancer Support Community created this fact sheet with available resources that may help you. Read more at

Travel tips for cancer patients: Aim to stay healthy as you travel. Here are some tips CTCA suggests to patients who travel to our hospitals for treatment. Read more at

Smart travel preparations can help patients stay healthy during holidays. To stay healthy this holiday season, patients and their travel companions can follow a few extra steps in the travel checklist to avoid additional illnesses. Read more at

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