Caring for Your Mind After Cancer Treatment

Finishing your cancer treatment can sometimes feel lonely or isolating after getting used to the many trips to treatment and interactions with your care team. You may feel anxious or depressed about the possibility of a cancer recurrence, or have trouble concentrating or remembering things because of your cancer treatments. You are not alone. Support groups, classes, and retreats are available especially for survivors, along with psych-oncology specialists.

  • Gilda’s Club/Lake House: support groups, wellness programs and social groups for adults who have completed cancer treatment.
  • Imerman Angels: A program that provides personalized connections that enable one-on-one support among cancer fighters, survivors, and caregivers. Phone: (866) 463-7626.
  • Virtual Wellness Center: Resources that can help you cope with stress and prepare your mind to cope with a cancer diagnosis in a healthy way.
  • Talk with your care team about a referral to a psych-oncologist or oncology social worker.
Overcoming Anxiety as a Cancer Survivor

Cancer is an anxiety-filled journey from start to finish. Read about ways to overcome this anxiety and what family and friends can do to help their loved ones.

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