Cancer & PTSD - Metastatic Breast Cancer Trial Talk

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Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an anxiety disorder. Many people associate PTSD with anxiety that can be seen in soldiers, sexual assault survivors, and others who have experienced a frightening or life-threatening situation. Less well understood are the ways that cancer–its diagnosis and associated pain, long hospital stays, regular scans, and more–can trigger PTSD in cancer patients and caregivers.

In the articles collected below, you can learn more about the signs and symptoms of PTSD, how it can be treated, and where to find support.

Last Modified on February 16, 2021



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