No matter who you are, a cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. It is a life-changing, monumental moment that can turn your world upside down. It is normal to feel as if your life has completely spun out of control. The initial shock will fade, but the challenges – physical, emotional, and spiritual – that lay ahead can be just as overwhelming. This guide offers tips to develop a strategy to cope and manage with the illness, as well as answering common questions especially as relating to reproductive health.
I’ve just been diagnosed with cancer. What should I do?
The emotional shock of a cancer diagnosis is a lot to handle. Our natural instinct is to react and take immediate action. However, it’s important to take a moment to process the information you’ve just been told – then, you’ll be able to figure out your next steps.