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The impact of a diagnosis of cancer differs from person to
person. It is normal to experience anger, frustration, or disappointment. The
following home treatment may help you with your emotional reaction to a
diagnosis of cancer:
To help you cope with your diagnosis and treatment:
For more information, read "Talking Time: Support for People With Cancer" from the National Cancer Institute. You can find this booklet online at www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/takingtime.
Holmes MD, et al. (2005). Physical activity and survival after breast cancer diagnosis. JAMA, 293(20): 2479–2486.
October 31, 2011
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Michael Seth Rabin, MD - Medical Oncology
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