Young survivors explain what it’s like getting back to ‘normal’ after cancer 

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Young survivors explain what it’s like getting back to ‘normal’ after cancer 

It takes another time of adjustment after cancer treatment is completed.

Serena Weatherall was 23 and fresh out of acting school when she discovered she had cancer: stage IV Hodgkin lymphoma.

Her life suddenly veered off course as she endured months of medical appointments and gruelling chemotherapy, radiation and surgery.

Luckily, the treatments worked and Serena joined a growing group of young cancer ‘survivors’.

“When I finished treatment … [people would] say, ‘Oh my God, that’s amazing! Gosh you must be so happy! You must be over the Moon! You must have a new lease on life!'” she says.

But Serena didn’t feel over the moon at all — she was still in shock from the whole experience.

“I felt like a deer in the headlights,” she says.

Read full article: Young survivors explain what it’s like getting back to ‘normal’ after cancer – Health – ABC News

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