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By Susannah L. Rose, Richard T. Hara

ISBN-10: 0763762571

ISBN-13: 9780763762575

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More . . QXP 9/23/09 1:55 PM Page 44 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT CARING FOR FAMILY OR FRIENDS WITH CANCER 27. Our lives have been out of control since my partner was diagnosed with cancer. How can we regain some control? Loss of control is a common feeling for people with cancer. Most aspects of their lives are going to be disrupted, at least temporarily. People with cancer may feel that their own body has turned against them and that body functions that were once automatic may now be less in their control.

Many patients and caregivers have found the Internet a very valuable resource, empowering them with information that may be particularly helpful in the beginning of the diagnosis and when making treatment decisions. On the other hand, too much information can be overwhelming, particularly when the information is riddled with unfamiliar medical terms. gov) can be confusing given the complex and technical nature of the information provided. QXP 9/23/09 1:55 PM Page 26 100 QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT CARING FOR FAMILY OR FRIENDS WITH CANCER Support group A gathering that is focused on sharing experiences, providing emotional support, and relieving the sense of isolation.

However, this may be a necessary step for him or her to come to terms with the diagnosis and the life changes that follow. Allowing your loved one to be truthful may be the most important thing you do as a caregiver. 30. How do I help my loved one better manage the emotional “ups” and “downs”? Positive coping Techniques of thinking and behaving that help a patient respond to an event or stress more effectively. Suppression Trying not to think about something. Expressing both positive and negative thoughts and emotions is normal.

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