Follow the links below to find out how other people have coped after they finished their cancer treatment. Not all of the people sharing their stories have had placental cancer – some have not even had a gynaecological cancer – but their stories have common themes that many people will relate to.
Pregnant with cancer
Catherine Deveny (AUS, 2009)
Writer Catherine Deveny tells of her diagnosis with a hydatidiform mole when trying for a second baby. She had two more children after treatment.
‘It’s not selfish – it’s self care’, Linnet Hunter
Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre; Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre (AUS, 2016)
Linnet Hunter describes how she took care of herself during her experience of cervical cancer, with the support of family, friends and her treating team. Linnet's story is relevant for people recovering from any type of cancer.
(PDF – article)
Just take it day to day
Australian Cancer Survivorship Centre (ACSC)
Cancer survivors discuss their feelings following the end of cancer treatment, and how they managed them. YouTube sometimes suggests other videos on similar topics. Please be aware that these other videos have not been reviewed for the Navigator and may not be reputable.
(YouTube – series of 10 videos)
A common path: Life after cancer
North Eastern Melbourne Integrated Cancer Service (NEMICS) (AUS, 2017)
Cancer survivors provide support and advice to others about strategies they used to return to living well after cancer treatment. YouTube sometimes suggests other videos on similar topics. Please be aware that these other videos have not been reviewed for the Navigator and may not be reputable.
(YouTube video – 20 mins)
Last Updated: 22 March, 2022 2:47 pm