Are you going nuts waiting for the results of a cancer test? This article
contains strategies for getting through the difficult days surrounding
biopsies and other tests.
the Guilt Out of Cervical Cancer
Too many women have shame over HPV and cervical dysplasia or cancer. Take
these steps to restore your body image and positive view of yourself.
Guide to Coping with Gynecological Cancer
This reprint of a booklet from the Gynecological Cancer and Endometriosis
Network addresses topics such as "Work and Money", "Body Image", and "Relating
to Medical Professionals". Although it is relatively brief, it contains
many good practical suggestions.
This section from the American Cancer Society has a lot of good articles
about coping with emotional and other issues.
from Eyes on the Prize
This FAQ page contains sections on several emotional issues, including
coping with diagnosis, infertility, and sexual issues. Great resource.
From the Women's Cancer Information Center - Some of the emotional responses
to a cancer diagnosis, and some suggestions for coping.
the Diagnosis is Cancer
Some possible reactions to cancer diagnosis. Although "Phase Theories"
tend not to be borne out by research (most of the time we don't tend to
be nearly so orderly about emotional issues!), it's true that these reactions
are common and very well described in this article.
- Articles about Coping
Articles on dealing with depression and fear, and getting support.
Tips for Inspiring Survival
Great inspirational article from a series on the Ovarian-news.org site
by Jim Acee.
About the Psychological Side of Cancer
From the Web site of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, a Q&A
about some of the psychological aspects of cancer.
the Cycle of Fear and Worry
Tips on how to give your mind a break from the endless worry cycle!!
Cancer Is Gone- Why Do I Feel So Uneasy?"
After Cancer Can Be Tough for Women
Surprising emotions can accompany the end of cancer treatment!
From the American Cancer Society Web site, an article about what women can
face after cancer.
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