After lung cancer treatment – Lung cancer patients experience physical and emotional challenges post treatment. Knowing what to expect after treatment and planning for it in advance is the best possible way to improve health.
Aftercare of lung cancer, which comprises regular physical examinations and medical screenings, is important to ensure that the cancer does not recur. Besides ruling out the recurrence of cancer, follow-up sessions focus on minimise the after-effects of the treatment.
Why is Aftercare Important?
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Dealing with After-Effects of Lung Cancer Treatment
Treatment of lung cancer is not the end of recovery from lung cancer because a patient has to pursue regular medical tests to rule out cancer recurrence and ensure that the side-effects are minimised. During the aftercare sessions, doctors also screen the lung cancer survivors for other types of cancers.
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