Priority 13 from the Living With and Beyond Cancer PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the best ways to cope with the fear and anxiety about cancer returning (combining self-management approaches, treatments and psychological support)? (JLA PSP Priority 13)
Overall ranking 13
JLA question ID 0073/13
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

 None identified

Health Research Classification System category Cancer
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Do you always think that every pain in your body is cancer after a diagnosis? ~ How can we help people to cope with living with the anxiety of recurrence. What strategies help and in whom? ~ How do you best deal with anxiety about the disease returning? ~ Trying to stay positive is a constant battle and individual. post cancer is it normal feel always hangs over you even if cured? ~ What are you long term anxieties and concerns about living with cancer and beyond, and how can health care professionals best support you through this?
Submitted by Individual survey submissions categorised by Healthcare professional, Patient, Relative/Carer, Other, and Unknown.  For full details of the type of submitter for each individual question, please see the spreadsheet of data held on the JLA website.
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0073
PSP name Living With and Beyond Cancer
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 54  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018