Fatigue - can be an issue for weeks or up to months after treatment. It is known that exercise at a moderate level, 4 to 5 times a week for up to an hour a day can improve and slowly decrease fatigue.
Peripheral Neuropathy - numbness and tingling sensation in fingers and toes which can take months to repair.
Sexual Dysfunction - can be anything from decreased libido, to decreased flexibility of tissue and lubrication.
Nutrition - healthy eating and physical activity after treatment are important as you recover from treatment and begin your life beyond breast cancer.
Fertility Issues - for both women and men can occur due to surgical effects especially for those undergoing Rectal cancer.
Lymphedema - is the swelling in hands, feet, ankles, legs, and arms that doesn't resolve for months to years after treatment.
Hot Flashes - chemotherapy and estrogen suppression can dramatically lower your estrogen levels causing hot flashes.
Chemo Brain - over the past few years, a lesser-known side effect of cancer treatment-- the cognitive dysfunction commonly called "chemo-brain" has been recognized.
Bone Health - read about the basics of bone health, bone health tests, breast cancer treatments that affect bones, and ways to keep your bones strong.