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Getting on with life after cancer treatment

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When your cancer treatment has finished, it's common to experience a mixture of emotions. You may feel happy but you may also feel anxious. You might experience self-doubt and depression.

Often, you'll need follow-up medical care and appointments. Some people have physical changes to their body because of cancer or its treatment.

All these things are normal.

After treatment for cancer, it's important that you follow the same cancer prevention recommendations as everyone else.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Page created April 2018.


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