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 erectile dysfunction, to decreased libido, to decreased flexibility of tissue and lubrication.
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.
Stoma Issues - The United Ostomy Association of America’s mission is to help people return to a normal active life with ostomy or continent diversion.