How to Help your Friend With Cancer

How to Help your Friend With Cancer

Book - 2015
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"Many studies affirm that friends can make a profound difference in the well-being of a person with cancer. But friends often find themselves riddled with questions. I want to help, but what do I say? How best can I help my friend with practical matters? What about spiritual support? Many are hesitant to take any action. They need ideas that are helpful in a variety of situations and quickly accessed. This book offers suggestions and provides insight into a friend's cancer experience. Cancer: How Friends Can Help is informative and thoroughly researched, but also concise and easy-to-read. It contains suggestions for expressing concern and helping in practical ways throughout a friend's cancer experience, from diagnosis, through treatment, and after active treatment. The book is unique in that it also provides insight into a friend's cancer experience in each part of the journey. For example: What is a source of anxiety for many cancer patients? What do caregivers cite as their number one need? What does a cancer patient fear most when active treatment is over?"--
Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia :, American Cancer Society/Health Promotion,, [2015]
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781604432244
Branch Call Number: 616.994 FU
Characteristics: 99 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm


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