Post chemotherapy advice

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Hello I am new to the group. My husband completed chemotherapy in December (Docetaxel for advanced prostate cancer) how long does it take to feel better after chemo? 
thank you 

  • Hi  and a very warm welcome to the Macmillan Community but sorry to hear about your husband.

    The post treatment journey can be such a challenging and stressful time but getting support from others who are dealing with the ‘exact same' cancer type and support challenges will help a lot (I have a totally different type of cancer so recovery can take a long time)

    The New to Community is like our reception desk where we look to direct you to the best part of the Community for you to get support. The Community is divided into dedicated Cancer Support Groups (Discussion Rooms) so can I recommend you join and post in our dedicated……

     Prostate cancer

    …… support group. This is a safe place to talk to others who may have a similar diagnosis, treatment experience, to ask questions and get support from family members who are navigating the same support journey.

    As for the practical and emotional challenges of supporting your husband and indeed yourself you may benefit from joining and posting in our……

    Carers only 

    ……. support group where you will connect with others navigating the exact same support challenges.

    To connect with a group click on the “Bold Italic Links” I have created above then once the group page opens click on “Click to Join” when the black banner appears or “Join” under “Group Tools” (this all depends on the device you are using)

    You can then put up your own post when you’re ready by clicking “+new” or “+” in the top right next to the group title. You can copy and paste the text from this post into your new post.

    Do get back to me if you need further help navigating the community.

    Mike (Thehighlander)

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