Distress hampering Hong Kong cancer survivors’ road to recovery after treatment

More than three in four cancer survivors in Hong Kong have continued to experience distress after their treatment, with all of them failing assessments on at least one health and lifestyle indicator on the road to recovery, a survey has found.The HKU Jockey Club Institute of Cancer Care, the city’s first research and treatment centre specifically for the disease, released the findings on Tuesday, and said they showed the need for a paradigm shift in the area.“Physical and psychological symptoms…

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