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Depression, no appetite post treatment for ovarian cancer. Will it subside?

Hi I have a question my mother just finished chemo last month. She ws being treated for ovarian cancer . The doctors say she is completly cancer free now she seems depressed and she doesn t want to eat and for the last two days she is in and out of a daze. She seems confused and she sometimes says random off the wall things and then she can be totally fine, what could be wrong?
Asked On : Sun, 22 Apr 2012
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Ovarian cancer is a curable cancer. She is off chemotherapy now.
She must be in a spell of depression po. ssibly due to lss of hair and reduced stamina after chemotherapy. You have to reassure her that everything will be fine and she can have a normal life. Arrange a psychological counselling for her. Also try to make her meet other patients who are cured of cancer. Meeting these cured cancer patients and sharing their post chemotherapy experiences with her with psychological counselling will definitely brijng her round to be completely normal.
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