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Emotional Support

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Being told I had cancer was devastating, terrifying and in the months that followed I felt incredibly lonely

Whenever something difficult or unexpected happens, such as cancer, there can be many adjustments and changes in your life and some of these changes can be overwhelming. Your emotions are your internal compass. It is natural to feel different types of emotions such as worry, anxiety, sadness, anger, grief and stress. On these pages you can find lots of information about dealing with your emotions.

Please note:

Cancer and the family, which includes Facts 4 teens, can now be found together on it's own page, click on the blue button  and learn about cancer and the family.

Counsellors are a part of your team

Your healthcare team wants you to have all the information and support you need to deal with your cancer diagnosis and treatment. Counsellors are a part of your healthcare team. You might find you need a counsellor to assess your situation and provide support and referrals to programs or services. You can make an appointment with Patient & Family Counselling Services at you cancer centre.

Every experience with cancer is unique

Emotional Health & CancerSometimes it is helpful to talk with a professional or another cancer patient and sometimes you need print or online information. 

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