This report is a collection of stories from members of our online community who were surveyed about their experience of life after treatment.Read now [PDF]
- Just because cancer treatment has ended and less time is spent attending hospital appointments, doesn’t always mean life goes back to the way it was before a cancer diagnosis.
- Living with physical or emotional problems for months – or even years – after treatment ends is all too common.
- From chronic pain and fatigue, to eating issues, incontinence, panic attacks or depression, life after treatment for many people can be just as tough as cancer treatment itself, and can severely impact on someone’s quality of life.
- People often don’t know what to expect or where to turn for help after treatment ends. They can feel abandoned at a time when they need support to get back on their feet.