Coping with life after cancer can be tough. The idea that the end of successful treatment brings relief and peace just isn't true for countless survivors. Many feel alone and worried. You're supposed to get on with life but doing so can be incredibly hard. With reassurance and understanding, Dr Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins help readers deal with the emotional fallout of cancer whether it's days, months or years since the treatment ended. Drawing on Dr Goodhart's extensive experience working in the NHS with cancer survivors, this guide is packed with practical self-help tools to tackle issues such as worry and anxiety, depression, anger, low self-esteem and body image, relationships and sex, fatigue, sleep and relaxation. If you are a cancer survivor, this book will support you every step of the way. If you are supporting a loved one, friend, colleague or your patient, this is a vital read.
Dr Frances Goodhart has been a Macmillan Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Oncology and Palliative Care since 2007. Lucy Atkins is a well known health journalist.
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