Open Access Opinion

Conquering the Enigmatic Fear of Recurrence in the Breast Cancer Care Continuum

Balasubramanian Srilatha MD, PhD1* and Joan Khng NW PhD, RSW2

1Senior Researcher/Clinical Sexologist, Singapore Cancer Society, Singapore

2Senior Social Worker, Singapore Cancer Society, Singapore

Corresponding Author

Received Date: October 16, 2018;  Published Date: October 31, 2018


Together with a clinical preponderance as the most common cancer subtype for women worldwide, a breast cancer journey also predisposes to long-term survivorship care needs in view of the advances in early detection and treatment.

Keywords: Fear of recurrence; Breast cancer; Interventions; Survivorship; Rehabilitation

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