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How to empower yourself with Cancer

by Dr. Nisha Saleem on Jan 26, 2024

How to empower yourself with Cancer
Empowering yourself when you have cancer, is not as easy as it sounds. 

You will see a lot of people give you sympathetic glances and tell you it is going to get better, but all this depends on how you deal with it. It all starts with you developing a resilient mindset and actively taking part in your healing journey.

Start by gathering reliable information about the particular type of cancer you acquire, so that you are aware of what to expect and what treatment plans you should pursue. Reach out to friends and family and cultivate a tight-knit support group that also includes a medical professional, so that you can be provided emotional and practical support.

The next thing you need to do is take back control of your life and make sure your views are being heard and your decisions regarding your treatment are being respected. Try incorporating a decent eating regimen, regular workouts, and stress management methods into your everyday practice. Practising this will make you feel more in tune with your emotions and help you see your disease as your strength.

Battling together:

When a person develops cancer, they aren’t the only ones going through it, everyone in their lives is greatly impacted by it. So considering it as a collective journey can ease a lot of trials and tribulations. This journey requires unwavering support, solidarity, and strength. Individuals, families, and communities must unite in the face of this formidable disease to instill resilience and optimism. It is also important to share personal stories and shed light on crucial elements in this collective battle against cancer.

 From emotional support groups to fundraising initiatives, the collective effort of patients, parental figures, and supporters intensifies the impact of this disease. As we advance education, provide research support, and encourage regular screenings, we stand together, in reversing the tide against cancer and enlightening a way toward a more splendid, better future.