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Overview: Cancer Recovery

Jessica Evert, MD, edited by Benjamin McDonald, MD Updated: Jun 28th 2016

Being diagnosed with cancer of any type is a frightening and discouraging prospect which can shatter the illusion of control that allows most people to live relatively carefree lives. In the aftermath of cancer, it is normal to experience a sort of hyper-vigilance for health symptoms, and associated fears that even benign aches and pains may indicate a recurrence of cancer. Cognitive psychotherapy can be helpful in learning to manage anxiety symptoms, while careful and systematic cancer monitoring with your physician and avoidance of cancer causing risk factors will insure you are doing all you can to avoid relapse.

 

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