Taking Time: Support for People with Cancer and the People Who Care About Them

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Taking Time: Support for People with Cancer and the People Who Care About Them

Description

This book helps people with cancer learn from other people with cancer. It may also be useful to relatives and friends of patients with cancer to help them better understand what the patients are going through.

This guide addresses the following topics:

  • Cancer will change your life
  • Your feelings: Learning you have cancer
  • Family matters
  • Sharing your feelings about cancer
  • Learning about your cancer and feeling more in control
  • People helping people
  • Dealing with a new self-image
  • Living each day
  • Resources for learning more

Developer:

National Cancer Institute

Funding Sources:

National Cancer Institute; National Institutes of Health

History

Release Date: 2003
Original Summary: November 2005
Last Updated: 05/19/08

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