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I’m coping with cancer. Where can I get more support?

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Many resources support cancer patients and their families.

Patient navigators and social workers can discuss concerns about your diagnosis, treatment, and personal situation. They can offer education, counseling, and referrals to support groups. They can also help your family find temporary lodging.

Individual counseling can let you express private feelings about your illness. And support groups can teach you ways to deal with your illness from others who share your challenges.

From: Coping With Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American Cancer Society: ''Coping with Cancer in Everyday Life.'' National Cancer Institute: ''Advance Directives.''

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 27, 2018

SOURCES: American Cancer Society: ''Coping with Cancer in Everyday Life.'' National Cancer Institute: ''Advance Directives.''

Reviewed by Louise Chang on January 27, 2018

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