The Recklitis et al Article Reviewed
October 02, 2008
The psychological challenges of cancer can become more evident when treatment is complete. The focus on survival and acute symptom management fades and is supplanted by a re-focus on living with the after-effects of diagnosis and treatment. As well described by Drs. Recklitis, Varela and Bober, worry, anxiety, depression, fatigue, and sexual difficulties are some of the most common and yet sometimes intangible issues faced by survivors.