After treatment for sarcoma, you will have regular follow-up appointments for several years.
The usual practice will include:
- a chance to discuss symptoms
- an examination to look for any signs of the sarcoma returning
- a chest x-ray to rule out any secondary cancers occurring in the lungs
It is a good idea to check for recurrences yourself through self-examination. Your doctor or sarcoma clinical nurse specialist can tell you what to look for.
This can be a frightening and stressful time. It’s important to seek out support.
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