NCCN Guidelines for Patients® | Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults - page 84

NCCN Guidelines for Patients
: Caring for Adolescents and Young Adults
Version 2013
Part 8: Moving beyond treatment
Preparing for the transition
Getting ready for the shift from patient to survivor
Your survivorship care plan
Staying well in the months and years post-treatment
Adjusting to a new normal
Dealing with the fact that life isn’t quite the same
Coping with recurrence
Tips for coping if the cancer comes back
Breast cancer survivor, diagnosed at age 27
I underestimated life after treatment and
thought things were going to be just like
they were before my cancer, but I’m finding
out it’s a lot tougher than I expected.”
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