This chart shows how likely cancer patients are to experience certain negative feelings and emotions while undergoing chemotherapy. Roughly two-thirds of cancer patients claim they experienced anxiety (65 percent), and more than one-half admits feeling fear (56 percent), sadness (55 percent) and/or depression (53 percent). Slightly less than half reports that they have felt frustration (46 percent), and roughly one-third says they have experienced anger (38 percent), irritation (32 percent) and/or grief (32 percent). During chemotherapy treatment, the feeling of hopelessness plagued roughly 1 out of 4 patients (26 percent), and 1 out of 5 chemotherapy patients feel guilt at some point during their treatment journey (21 percent).
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