Become an active patient and build your emotional support systems
Drawing on his experience as a thirty-year survivor of a “terminal” cancer diagnosis and his training as a licensed psychologist, Neil Fiore provides deep insight and practical tools for:
- managing the initial shock at receiving a cancer diagnosis
- lessening stress and worry
- combating depression
- preparing your body for treatment
- living a rich full life with cancer despite the fear and possibility of recurrence
Wise and compassionate, this book shows patients and their families how to establish team relationships with medical providers, communicate among themselves, and deal with feelings of helplessness.