Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment

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Facing Forward: Life After Cancer Treatment

Description

This 68-page booklet covers post-cancer treatment issues such as followup medical care, physical and emotional changes, changes in social relationships, and workplace issues.

This booklet covers the following topics:

  • Congratulations on finishing your cancer treatment
  • Getting followup medical care
  • Ways to manage physical changes
  • Body changes and intimacy
  • Your feelings
  • Social and work relationships
  • Reflection

It also includes the following forms that patients can use:

  • Questions about your followup plan
  • Pain diary

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

Department of Health and Human Services; National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2006
Original Summary: May 2007
Last Updated: 04/25/08

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