What are signs that my cancer is causing too much stress?

Some signs that you may want to learn ways to better manage stress include:
  • Cancer is the first thing that is thought about every morning and last thing every night
  • Minor aches and pains become frightening and upsetting
  • You think that cancer has changed your life too much and you can't figure out how to manage your life now.
  • It feels like no one understands -- not even loved ones and friends.

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