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Author Pamela J. Haylock responds: A Prescription for Living is the beginning of the "survivorship care planning" discussion, which holds a holistic view of survivorship, as Hall suggests, and incorporates the patient's priorities, goals, and fears. The template for A Prescription for Living was meant to meet criteria suggested by the Institute of Medicine, cancer specialists, and survivors. It's supposed to be brief, simple to complete, useful to both survivors and providers, and include a treatment summary and a guide for optimal well-being. We welcome your thoughts on how to improve the plan and meet survivors' needs.