Caregiving Lesson: Finding ways to live in hope while knowing you are one test away from bad news is possible, but often challenging.
Striving to live in hope while knowing we are one test away from bad news or restarting treatment can be difficult. In the days leading up to a scan, it is common for anxiety to rise. Preparing for the test, awaiting results, and processing reports can be stressful. Caregivers often work to remain hopeful and encouraging while balancing the reality of what difficult results may mean.