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Coping With Skin Cancer


You or a loved one has just been diagnosed with skin cancer. Where do you turn for guidance and support? Fortunately, many resources are available on how to cope physically and emotionally with this potentially devastating disease.
  1. Managing Symptoms and Side Effects
  2. Emotional Support

Managing Symptoms and Side Effects

Skin cancer treatment can cause a variety of side effects, ranging from annoying to life-threatening. Here are some of the common side effects of chemotherapy, radiation, and targeted/immunotherapy and tips on coping with them as you go through treatment.

Emotional Support

What is the best way to cope with the fear and stress of a skin cancer diagnosis? Where can you find assistance and support in your community and online? What are some tips for those caring for a loved one with skin cancer? Take a look at these suggestions that have helped others with cancer, and don't forget to take care of yourself while you're caring for others, too.

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