Letter From the Editor, New Beginnings
February 11, 2009
On January 20th, all eyes were on the inauguration in Washington, and most of us felt not only a sense of renewed hope but also some uncertainty about what the future will hold. In many ways, cancer patients also face these dual feelings of hope and uncertainty when treatment ends and they confront the task of finding a “new normal.” Re-establishing routines, relationships, and one’s connection to the world is eagerly wanted, but for some it can be daunting. The impact of cancer on one’s health, daily function, and body image, as well as financial and other concerns, also may present challenges.