Resources

 

Name, Length and Link of the Resource

Brief Description

Reference

Kym’s story – Fear of cancer recurrence (YouTube, 10:09 minutes)

A woman talks about her experience with FCR and how she copes with it.

Breast Cancer Network Australia (Producer). (2017, March 8). Kym’s story – Fear of cancer recurrence.

Living with uncertainty: discussing the fear of cancer recurrence (Webcast, 58:18 minutes)

Dr. Christine Maheu leads a discussion on FCR and gives definitions. There is a question period at the end.

Maheu, C. (2015, December 14). Living with uncertainty: discussing the fear of cancer recurrence. Canadian Connection. – Canadian Cancer Society.

Fear of cancer recurrence (YouTube, 7:22 minutes)

Dr. Carrie Lethborg talks about the definition of FCR and who could be affected by it.

Breast Cancer Network Australia (Producer). (2017, March 8). Fear of recurrence with Dr Carrie Lethborg [Video file].

Tips and strategies (YouTube, 4:18 minutes)

Dr. Carrie Lethborg discusses practical tips on how to manage FCR.

Breast Cancer Network Australia (Producer). (2017, March 8). Tips and strategies with Dr Carrie Lethborg [Video file].

Where to go for help (YouTube, 1:53 minutes)

Dr. Carrie Lethborg mentions some available resources for people affected by FCR.

Breast Cancer Network Australia (Producer). (2017, March 8). Where to go for help with Dr Carrie Lethborg [Video file].

Fear of recurrence (YouTube, 2:38 minutes)

Professor Bruce Mann discusses FCR among women diagnosed with breast cancer.

Breast Cancer Network Australia (Producer). (2017, March 8). Fear of recurrence with Professor Bruce Mann [Video file].

Managing anxiety – Odette Cancer Centre (YouTube, 4:43 minutes)

Cancer survivors discuss their cancer-related anxiety and give strategies on how to manage it.

Sunnybrook Hospital (Producer). (2017, Feb 16). Managing anxiety – Odette Cancer Centre [Video file].

Fear of Recurrence (YouTube, 6:58 minutes)

Young adult cancer survivors talk about their personal experience with FCR

Livestrong (Producer). (2013, April 26). Fear of Recurrence. [Video file].

Just Breathe: Dealing with Fear and Anxiety after Cancer (YouTube, 2:22 minutes)

Dr. Mary Elliott gives advice (S.T.O.P.) on how to manage stress and FCR after cancer.

Rethink Breast Cancer (Producer). (2015, Aug 15). Just Breathe: Dealing with Fear and Anxiety After Cancer. [Video file].

5 Tips for Coping with the Fear of Cancer Recurrence (YouTube, 4:09 minutes)

5 strategies to manage FCR.

Breast Cancer Answers (Producer). (2016, April 11). 5 Tips for Coping with the Fear of Cancer Recurrence. [Video file].

Fear of Recurrence and Late Effects: Living with Uncertainty (Podcast, 58:44 minutes)

Richard Dickens, Merle Mishel and David Spiegel discuss FCR and give some coping strategies.

Dickens, R., Mishel, M. & Spiegel, D. (2011). Fear of Recurrence and Late Effects: Living with Uncertainty. Part IV of The Ninth Annual Cancer Survivorship Series: Living With, Through and Beyond Cancer. Cancer Care. [Podcast].

Coping with The Fear of Recurrence (Podcast, 5:34 minutes)

Discussion on how to manage FCR after completion of treatment (6 strategies).

Cancer.Net. (2013). Coping with the Fear of Recurrence. Coping With the Fear of Recurrence. [Podcast].

Managing Fear of Recurrence among Breast Cancer Survivors (Webcast, 35:20 minutes)

Lynne Wagner presents of FCR.

Wagner, L. (2016, November 18). Managing Fear of Recurrence Among Breast Cancer Survivors. Oncology. Broadcast Med. [Video file].

Coping with the Fear of Recurrence (Webinar, 57:05 minutes)

Susan Stollings presents on FCR.

Stollings, S. (2017, Nov 8). Coping with the Fear of Recurrence. National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (Publisher). [Video file].

Fear of Cancer Recurrence “What if my cancer comes back?” – Anna Hrynko (Webinar, 10:02 minutes)

Anna Hrynko, a cancer survivor, talks about how she lives with FCR.

Hrynko, A., (2014, Aug 18). Fear of Cancer Recurrence “What if my cancer comes back?” – Anna Hrynko webinar excerpt. Cancer Council NSW. [Video file].

Comment réduire la peur de la récidive du cancer? In French (Podcast, 15:30 minutes)

Josée Savard talks about FCR and how to manage it.

 

Coping with Fear of Recurrence

Tips for coping with the fear of recurrence and when to determine that you might be in need of more help.

 

Fear of recurrence – living beyond breast cancer (pdf)

Understanding FCR, Common fear triggers, life after treatment, getting support – mainly for breast cancer

 

Fear of cancer recurrence: A practical guide for clinicians

How to assess and screen for FCR, how to provide adequate information about prognosis, and how to prevent FCR.

Butow, F., Sharpe, L,. Thewes, B,. Turner,. Gilchrist, J, & Beith, J. (2018). Fear of Cancer Recurrence: A Practical Guide for Clinicians.

Coping with the fear of recurrence

Tips on managing FCR

 

Fear of cancer recurrence – fact sheet (pdf)

Definition, signs and symptoms, why does it occur, how to manage

 

Fear of cancer coming back

Ways to manage the fear of recurrence, fear of getting a different cancer

 

Coping with the fear of breast cancer recurrence

Personal experience with FCR

 
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