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Patients diagnosed with cancer for the first time get afraid, anxious and overwhelmed. This is very common among cancer patients when they get to know that they have cancer in their bodies. They create an assumption that they are going to die. But every patient diagnosed with cancer do not die. Many of them survive and live a happy life after getting cured from cancer. Here are some advices you can follow if you are diagnosed with cancer.
Be sure about the facts of your cancer diagnosis:
After being diagnosed for the first time with cancer you may ask your healthcare provider the following questions-
Consider bringing a family member or a friend for the first few appointments so that they can help you remembering what doctor or healthcare provider said to you.
Make an honest communication with beloved one:
Tell everything to your beloved one so that he/she can help you when you need. He/she may help you later or that may remove your loneliness. Tell everything to your doctor you are facing while carrying cancer.
Get ready to accept possible physical changes:
May be a few or a lot of physical changes will happen to your body after diagnosing cancer or starting cancer treatment. Such as hair fall, loosing weight, faded skin and so on. That can lose your confidence if you are not mentally prepared. Accepting these changes may boost your confident that will help you to fight to your cancer.
You may ask other cancer survivor what changes they have faced and ask them for advice. That will help you to boost your confidence.
Follow a balanced life style:
Maintaining a balanced and healthy life style can make your cancer surviving journey easier and short. You may follow below steps to maintain a healthy lifestyle-
After all I can say you have to be your own advocate to keep yourself away of lethal disease. Make your personal daily routine and keep yourself active in daily work.