Short&Long Term QOL
Early on, the greatest impact on qol is related to the emotional effects of a cancer
DX and the physical effects of surgery+/-chemo+/-radiation rx.
Thankfully, most women return to their normal pre-dx state soon after, although the fear of cancer recurrence can be overwhelming for some. Ironically, some people's lives improve as they prioritize their health & what's most important in their lives.