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What can I do to help with stress after receiving a cancer diagnosis?

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After receiving a diagnosis of cancer, it is normal to feel overwhelmed and stressed. However, there are things you can do to help you better cope with the fear associated with your disease. First, educate yourself about your condition and your treatment options. Secondly, don't try to go it alone. The most important step you can take is to seek help as soon as you feel less able to cope. Tap into all available resources, including support groups, to get through this trying time. Learn ways to control stress. Take time out for yourself and do your best to maintain a positive attitude.

From: Coping With Cancer WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 17, 2017

SOURCE: American Cancer Society.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on January 17, 2017

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