Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 2017 Apr 22. Epub 2017 Apr 22.
North of England Bone and Soft Tissue Tumour Service, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
As the number of survivors of extremity soft tissue sarcoma increases, so does the need to understand the experience of survivors and develop measures, systems and services that support rehabilitation into normal life roles. Survivorship includes considerations of the physical, psychological and social domains, of which the physical sequelae of treatment are the best characterised in the literature. The survivorship experience may include disability, pain, lymphoedema, psychological problems, as well as difficulty with employment, relationships and lower quality of life. Read More