How do I cope with throat cancer?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

People cope with throat cancer in many different ways. You may find it helpful to learn all you can about throat cancer and ask as many questions as possible. This allows you to actively participate in decisions about your treatment. Also be prepared to experience a range of emotions about cancer. These emotions are a normal part of living with cancer. Talking about your feelings with someone you trust may help you to cope with throat cancer. Finally, maintaining a healthy lifestyle and going to all follow up appointments are important parts of living with cancer.

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