Coping with the fear of your cancer coming back

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The Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre has created a two-page factsheet with information and practical tips about how to cope with the fear of your cancer coming back.

On the factsheet it says that survivors may be worried about: “how likely it is that your cancer will come back, what symptoms to watch out for, how your body looks and feels, what survival statistics mean, follow-up appointments, significant events or dates that remind you of your cancer diagnosis, getting another type of cancer.” And it offers practical tips on how to help manage these worries.

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