Beyond Cancer Podcast – Episode #6: When Treatment Ends

Treatment ends. And you’re home free. That’s what many friends and family think. But cancer patients know that the time after your treatment ends can be unsettling. While the physical and logistical challenges of managing chemotherapy, radiation or surgery may be behind you, the prospect of dealing with cancer without the safety net of weekly, or even daily, contact with your care team can be daunting.

Celebrating after their walk are (from left) Irkania Alvarez, Annie Spokes, and Julie Mizraji

Celebrating after their walk are (from left) Irkania Alvarez, Annie Spokes, and Julie Mizraji

Breast cancer survivors Amy Atwood and Julie Mizraji talk about how they navigated through the emotional challenges of living in a post-treatment world.

Hear the discussion by listening to the podcast episode below or click “download” to listen later. Subscribe options are also available via iTunes, Google Play, the Stitcher app, TuneIn app, and RSS.

Amy Atwood, during treatment

Amy Atwood, during treatment

The Beyond Cancer podcast is a monthly series featuring cancer survivors who share how they’ve navigated the physical side effects, emotional challenges, and dynamics of life during and after cancer treatment. Visit the Beyond Cancer page for more episodes and Dana-Farber’s podcast page for more information on other cancer podcast series.

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