Over the last few weeks, we’ve discussed a number of side effects on this blog, from lymphedema to sexual changes, which can result from being diagnosed with cancer and its treatment. If you’re lucky, you may avoid all or most of them. However, we want you to be aware that it is not unusual for women to experience these side effects months - or even years - after treatment, earning them the name “late effects.”
If this happens, don’t think you’re a freak or alone. Read on to learn more about late effects and to find other resources on how to deal with them.