survivor

(ser-VY-ver)

One who remains alive and continues to function during and after overcoming a serious hardship or life-threatening disease. In cancer, a person is considered to be a survivor from the time of diagnosis until the end of life.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "survivor"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "sobreviviente"

Persona que permanece viva y sigue funcionando después de superar dificultades graves o enfermedades potencialmente mortales. En el ámbito del cáncer, una persona se considera sobreviviente desde el momento del diagnóstico hasta la etapa final de la vida.

Coping with Cancer: Survivorship - Living with and Beyond Cancer