Cancer - Coping & Survivorship

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Cancer coping and survivorship refers to issues such as mental health, alternative medicine and psychotherapy. Coping for cancer patients can include participating in support groups, adopting healthier lifestyles, dealing with issues around cancer and sexuality, eating properly and getting regular exercise. Today, the issue of coping with cancer focuses on those directly affected but extends to caregivers, friends and family members.

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