Cancer.Net talked with Lidia Schapira, MD, about coping with the end of active treatment and preparing for the future.
Learn more about coping with the fear of a cancer recurrence, including tips for facing fear and anxiety, expressing your feelings, staying well-informed, continuing regular follow-up care, reducing stress, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Learn about becoming pregnant after finishing cancer treatment, including recommended timelines for trying to become pregnant, potential effects of cancer treatment on labor and delivery, and coping with other physical and emotional concerns.
Find out about other options for having children that are available to infertile couples, including assisted reproduction techniques, surrogacy, gestational carriers, and adoption.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder that can affect people with cancer. Learn more about the risk factors and treatment options for PTSD.
For some people, the stress of a cancer experience can stimulate positive life changes and personal growth.