Support & Family

Support & Family

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Cancer related fatigue can affect your emotions, personal and intimate relationships, return to work, and other parts of your life. People close to you will want to help, though often don’t know what to do. Family and friends can provide essential support and help you through difficult times


To find support:

  • Talk with someone you trust about how you are feeling. This could be a family member, close friend, social worker or another member of your health care team.
  • Think about joining a support group. This gives you the chance to learn and share your feelings with others who know what you are going through. You may find a cancer support group online, or your health care team can help you find one in your community.
  • Take care of your spiritual needs through nature, religion or activities that bring you peace of mind.
  • Express your thoughts and feelings by writing in a journal or diary.

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