The post cancer treatment phase

The post cancer treatment phase

Survivorship Information relates to the post cancer treatment phase also often called the survivorship phase.

This phase is important to all cancer patients and starts when your cancer treatment stops and you have adjusted to living your life even though you had cancer. This is not always easy and you need support and guidance in this phase.
Review these links for some helpful tips and consider looking at an application that generated a survivorship plan for your type of cancer. This can assist you in regard to longer term side effects of cancer treatment as well as what to look out for in terms of monitoring you post treatment symptoms. Beware that this phase often also impact on your emotionally as you learn to adjust to the:

1l) Longer term side effects of cancer treatment as well as what to look out for in terms of monitoring you post treatment symptoms. Beware that this phase often also impact on your emotionally as you learn to adjust to the

2) what to look out for in terms of monitoring your post treatment symptoms. This phase often also impact on you emotionally as you learn to adjust to the post treatment life and this can be challenging because you remain lethargic for some time, depression can become and issues and often anxiety is very relevant in this phase as you navigate this new phase and struggle to find a new “normal”.

Emotionally you have to create some meaning from this cancer journey and this is not always that easy. Reach out to the oncology social workers in your Cancercare units, they are there to support you along your cancer journey and this could provide you with an extra level of care that could facilitate your healing. Remember: Cancer does not only need physical healing but also emotional and spiritual healing. Embrace a holistic approach and work towards a new normal.

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