‘Finishing breast cancer treatment is the hardest part of the whole experience’
Rachel Rawson Clinical nurse specialist, Breast Cancer Care
It’s crucial to support women who are dealing with altered body image anxieties and long-term emotional side effects
At Breast Cancer Care, we regularly hear from women who feel devastated and demoralised at the end of their hospital-based treatment for breast cancer. This is a time when they and their families had expected to feel relieved and on top of the world. However, the reality is that many women feel traumatised by what they’ve been through and fearful about the future.
Cancer Nursing Practice. 17, 6, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/cnp.17.6.11.s11