It’s understandable to have a range of emotions about lymphoedema. Although it’s not a life-threatening condition, it changes your body and affects your lifestyle in different ways. It can also be a constant reminder of your cancer experience. Don’t worry too much if you have negative feelings from time to time. These often get easier to cope with as the lymphoedema improves and you get used to managing it.
We have information about the emotional effects of cancer.