After your Lung cancer treatment is complete, you may face emotional, social and spiritual concerns. You may experience mixed feelings about treatment ending or emotional ups and downs as you adjust to life after treatment.
As each person is different, there is no right way to feel or to approach any emotional, social or spiritual issues you may have after your treatment has finished. It is not uncommon for lung cancer patients to wait until after their treatment is complete before they seek counselling or support services, due to time constraints, fatigue or difficulty concentrating while in treatment. Somelung cancer patients seek counselling or support services while in treatment, and others never seek counselling or formal support services at all.
After your treatment is complete, you may experience emotional, social and spiritual concerns or anxieties related to the following:
Challenges in renegotiating relationships with friends and family as you move from illness to functioning more independently again.