The Scars You Can't See are the Hardest to Heal: Recovering from a Stem Cell Transplant

A review of the emotional challenges transplant survivors face, and ways to cope.

Presented by Scott D. Siegel, PhD, Helen F. Graham Cancer & Research Institute, Christiana Care Health System

Run Time: 26 minute presentation, 27 minutes Q&A

Dr. Siegel discusses:

  • physical limitations that contribute to anxiety or depression after transplant
  • acknowledging and dealing with emotions in a healthy manner
  • emotional stress in caregivers
  • maintaining strong relationships with family and friends
  • adjusting to changes in abilities
  • managing fears that the disease will return


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