Cancer Survivors Specialist

Gearity Wellness Center, LLC

Laser & Medical Spa located in Orlando, FL & St. Cloud, FL

If you’re one of America’s almost 17 million cancer survivors, it’s important to participate in regular check-ups and primary care. Surviving cancer is an amazing feat, but it also increases your risk of health problems and complications. At Gearity Wellness Center, LLC, in St. Cloud and Orlando, Florida, the team provides a variety of primary care services for cancer survivors. To schedule an appointment, call the nearest office or book online today.

Cancer Survivors Q & A

What is cancer?

Cancer is a disease that causes your cells to grow out of control. Over time, cancerous cells crowd out your normal, healthy cells, making it difficult for your body to work the way it should. 

Cancer is deadly and dangerous, but it’s possible to treat. Thanks to advances in science and medicine, more people than ever are beating cancer and living long, healthy, and productive lives.

How does cancer affect my health?

The physical side-effects of cancer vary and depend on the type. Certain cancer treatments may also trigger side effects. 

At Gearity Wellness Center, LLC, the caring team regularly works with cancer survivors who are struggling with:

  • Anemia
  • Bone loss
  • Bruising
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Diabetes
  • Dry mouth
  • Eye problems
  • Hair loss
  • Fatigue
  • Heart issues
  • Hormonal changes
  • Incontinence

The team also works with cancer survivors to improve appetite, treat infections, and address infertility. 

How does primary care for cancer survivors work?

At Gearity Wellness Center, LLC, the team provides several types of primary care for cancer survivors, including:

Standardized cancer follow-up testing

The majority of recurrent cancers come back within two years of treatment. If you’re a cancer survivor, it’s important to participate in regular follow-up testing. The sooner your provider identifies the recurrence of cancerous cells, the sooner they can develop a custom care plan.

Addressing medical problems caused by cancer

If you’re a cancer survivor, you’re also more likely to experience chronic health problems such as diabetes and high blood pressure. At Gearity Wellness Center, LLC, primary care for cancer survivors includes regular physical exams, preventive screenings, and treatment guidance for chronic conditions. When combined, these factors can significantly improve your quality of life.

Healthy lifestyle counseling

As a cancer survivor, your physical health is a top priority. To avoid recurrence or other health problems, it’s important to change your lifestyle for the better. The team at Gearity Wellness Center, LLC, regularly provides nutritional guidance, exercise advice, and tips for stress management. These steps can help you thrive on your road to recovery.

Specialist referrals

Sometimes, post-cancer recovery requires the insight of a medical specialist. If necessary, your provider at Gearity Wellness Center, LLC, can refer you to an oncologist or other expert in the area to assist in your treatment plan.

If you’re a cancer survivor looking to establish primary care, schedule an appointment at Gearity Wellness Center, LLC. Call the nearest office or book a consultation online today.