Coping with Physical and Cognitive Changes

With treatment over and blood cancer under control, the future can feel overwhelming. It doesn’t have to be that way. If you’re experiencing challenges with physical or mental health, you’re not alone. Your Life after Cancer program is here to support you every step of the way.  So whether you’re experiencing brain fog or fatigue, navigating fertility or mental health issues, we have the tools and resources you need to help you navigate your symptoms.

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Brain Fog and Fatigue

The effects of blood cancer and treatment on your body are different for everyone, but many survivors experience some degree of brain fog or fatigue during their cancer experience and recovery.  Blood cancer survivors and health care professionals helped us create resources to help you adjust to living with cognitive challenges and fatigue. In addition to these resources, always discuss health conce...

Fertility

Challenges related to fertility often come with many emotions, and decision-making can be difficult. If you are in that situation, you may find it comforting to listen to the story related to fertility issues of another cancer survivor. Get more information to guide you in personal decisions by reading our information sheet and listening to a podcast with a fertility expert.   

Mental Health

It is common to have mental health effects following blood cancer diagnosis and/or treatment. This can feel very overwhelming and isolating, but it is unlikely to improve if you don’t ask for or accept help. Blood cancer survivors and healthcare experts helped us create some tools to share with you.