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Cancer- during treatment

Cancer is a deadly disease and therefore, naturally, on diagnosing cancer in an individual, can make him hyperactive and depressed. Many patients are likely to be tensed during their entire cancer treatment process. Therefore, here are some tips, discussed below, which will help the patient undergo his treatment comfortably.

Mostly, the side effects of the treatment happening during the treatment entirely depends on number of factors like on the type of the cancer, in what stage it is and also largely on the kind of treatment one may get for this disease, for example, radiotherapy, surgery, chemotherapy, biological therapy etc.

It is advisable for the patients to be aware of the various factors of their disease and on having any doubt, consulting and asking questions to the doctor and being aware of the possible side effects after the treatment session will help the patient to be mentally stable after and during the cancer treatment. This will also make the patient an active participant in his treatment and will overcome his fear for the treatment.

Before the actual cancer treatment session, being comfortable with the environment, is necessary. Staying calm during the entire process of treatment, will maintain a normal blood pressure for people suffering with this problem and avoid complications.

Being active in any thing or keeping mind active will help the patients immensely in relieving their mental pressure. Therefore, it is advisable to indulge in activities like knitting, solving puzzles, watching movies or for that matter any other activities, which they enjoy.

During the cancer treatment process, it is very natural for the patient to feel helpless and scared. Perhaps one day, they might feel like the treatment is not worth. Therefore, it is very necessary for the patients to derive support, love and care from family and friends. In other cases, the patient can join various support groups.

Remember, that during the cancer treatment, it is tough to cope up mentally and physically, but a strong determination of the patient to recover will surely help him a lot through the treatment process.

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