At the end of treatment, many cancer survivors have mixed emotions: grateful for treatment but happy to be done; excited to move on, yet scared, worried, or anxious about the future.
Some people want to return to the life they were living the moment before their diagnosis; others reassess what’s important and what’s next.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) provides guidance for coping with life after cancer and staying healthy—both physically and mentally. Below are a few key takeaways to help survivors and their loved ones prepare for the next stage.
Talk to your health care team
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