Lung Cancer Online

Search Lung Cancer Online

Print This PageEmail This Page

Emotional concerns after treatment

Lung cancer and cancer treatments can affect the body but can also have an impact on emotions, and those effects may continue long after treatment ends. You are not alone. There is support and professional assistance that can help with lingering emotional effects of a cancer diagnosis and treatments. 

Emotional concerns after treatment ends 

Facing forward: Life after lung cancer treatment (National Cancer Institute)

After treatment ends: Tools for the adult cancer survivor (CancerCare)

Survivorship: Seeing beyond the horizon (CureToday)

My treatment is over; why do I feel so alone and sad? (CancerCare)

Post traumatic stress disorder (National Cancer Institute)

Intimacy issues 

Regaining the joy of intimacy: Sex after cancer (CancerConnect)

Rediscovering intimacy in your relationships following cancer treatment (CancerCare Connect Workshop)

Fear of recurrence and scanxiety 

Living with uncertainty (American Cancer Society)

Coping with fear of recurrence (ASCO's Cancer.Net) )

Surviving cancer can be stressful (National Comprehensive Cancer Network)

Recognizing milestones and giving back

Recognizing and celebrating milestones (ASCO's Cancer.Net)

Facing forward: Making a difference in cancer (National Cancer Institute)

Finding hope and meaning after treatment(Cancer Care Connect Workshop)