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After a person finishes cancer treatment, does life go back to normal?

Even after a person finishes cancer treatment, it’s not always happy times and life may not go back to normal. Some people have side effects from treatment, and these can make them feel less than terrific. There’s also the scary feeling that the cancer might come back. People who have finished cancer treatment should let others know how they are feeling. It's a good idea to talk to friends and family, and let them be there to help. People need to remember that they are not alone.

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