Action Cards: Fear of Recurrence

Use these card decks to help manage your symptoms from cancer treatment.


Fear of Recurrence

When cancer comes back after treatment and after a period when cancer was not found in your body, it’s called a recurrence. Most cancer survivors experience a fear of recurrence.

Try This

  • Adjust to a new normal. You may find yourself making changes in the ways you do things.

  • Be informed. Ask your doctor for a list of common signs of recurrence.

  • Join a peer group. Find support and useful ideas from others that might help you.

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