- Living With Uncertainty:The Fear of Cancer Recurrence
- A patient’s story
- Emotions after treatment
- What is cancer recurrence?
- What are the types of cancer recurrence?
- What is the risk of recurrence?
- Can I do anything to prevent recurrence?
- Some common questions after treatment
- Preparing for recurrence
- Learning to live with uncertainty
- To learn more
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Last Medical Review: 06/19/2013
Last Revised: 06/19/2013