Life After Cancer: Survivorship

Adjusting to physical and emotional changes after cancer treatment is difficult. City of Hope offers tips and resources on such topics as coping with fear of recurrence, physical side effects, wellness and other issues of survivorship.

PHYSICAL SIDE EFFECTS AFTER TREATMENT

For many survivors, life doesn’t simply return to normal after treatment is over. The intensive interventions used to treat cancer often cause long-term physical side effects. While these symptoms can continue years after treatment, there are actions you and your health care team can take to minimize and manage long-term effects.
Patients often have difficult emotions after a traumatic experience like cancer, and may struggle with fear of recurrence, anxiety, stress and post-traumatic stress.

WELLNESS AFTER TREATMENT

Cancer and its treatment take a toll on your body. From integrative medicine to recommended diets and physical activities, find ways are ways to regain your health after cancer treatment.