Breast cancer and your mental health
Being diagnosed with breast cancer and having treatment can put pressure on your mental health. Whether you're worried about recurrence or struggling with anxiety or depression, our information and tips are here to support you.
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Though I had been warned about the common experience of feeling low after treatment, I was still unprepared for the feelings of grief and anxiety that flooded in once I was in a position to finally relax.
Ann, Breast Cancer Now blogger
Anxious about recurrence?
Most people worry about breast cancer coming back (recurrence). These feelings are normal, and the fear and anxiety usually lessens with time. It can help to be aware of the symptoms of recurrence, and what to do if you have a concern.
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Our Someone Like Me service will put you in touch with another person who has had a similar experience to you.