Fear of recurrence

November 15, 2021


Watch time: 24 min

Fear of recurrence, or fear of the cancer coming back, is one of the most common worries among people with breast cancer. This fear can have a powerful effect on the quality of your life. Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, CST, chief philanthropy officer and president of the Inova Health Foundation, explores common triggers and explains what you can do manage your feelings and take control of what you can to live fully beyond your fear. 


Sage Bolte, PhD, LCSW, CST, is Chief Philanthropy Officer and President of the Inova Health Foundation in Falls Church, Virginia. She joined Inova 15 years ago as an oncology counselor and most recently served as executive director of Life with Cancer and Patient Experience for the Inova Schar Cancer Institute. She is nationally known for her work in sexual health and cancer and is a respected leader in the field of oncology social work. Read more.


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