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Life After Cancer Treatment: 10 Small Steps That Lead to Big Results

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Man and woman stretching outside in park.
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Accept the fact that you can’t go back


Senior woman meeting with health care representative filling out paperwork.
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Understand your health plan going forward


Prescription pill bottles.
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Put your house in order


Mother and daughter having coffee together at home.
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‘So you’re cured, right?’ Figure out your response


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Exercise every day — starting now


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If you’re employed, meet with your company’s human resources team


Holding hands and providing support and forgiveness.
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Be prepared to forgive friends or family who disappeared


Writing down healthy plan.
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Find your rhythm


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Thank everyone


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Pay it forward


PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via HealthCentral.com.