I told immediate family instantly because I needed support to keep my household running smoothly. The thought of telling extended family hadn’t crossed my mind. Years later…
Numerous studies have shown the importance of a support system for those fighting cancer. Cancer patients NEED emotional support to improve their quality of life. The impact of support in a cancer patient’s life is why I’m writing about this twice.
Hope can help enormously in your cancer journey. It is an essential tool in your cancer tool box to help you fight this disease. Everyone diagnosed with cancer deserve to not live in fear, but to have HOPE!
When going through any stage of cancer you must take time for yourself. Time for grieving. Time for mentally adjusting to your new normal. Time for healing from your procedures.
It’s normal to feel a sense of anxiety, of being out-of-control, worrying about your next steps on this journey. Don’t let the weight of this diagnosis leave you powerless.
Don’t be part of the 3%. Early detection of breast cancer is critical. Many people don’t realize that the earlier a person identifies that they have breast cancer, the better the chance they will survive.