Identify, Normalize Fear of Cancer Recurrence


Certain patient characteristics correlated with a higher rate of fear of cancer recurrence.

Younger age was associated with an increased instance of fear of cancer recurrence, while a pessimistic outlook was actually associated with a decrease, according to recent research led by Jacqueline Galica, PhD, RN, an assistant professor of nursing at Queen’s University.

In this episode of “The Vitals,” we spoke with Galica on her findings, and what role oncology nurses can play in helping survivors manage fear of recurrence.

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