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How can cancer support resources help me deal with having cancer?

A variety of cancer support resources can help you learn about cancer and treatment including the research that is going on in with your specific type of cancer. Resources can help you find the support you need and help to improve your quality of life during and after cancer.

Resources can help you find information about cancer-related topics such as how to:
  • Determine your cancer or treatment's effects on your body
  • Manage side effects
  • Communicate with your health care team
  • Take a more active role in your health care
  • Find a good doctor or treatment center near where you live
  • Deal with the emotional effects of cancer
  • Get help with your financial problems
  • Get involved in public policy and advocacy

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