A diagnosis of cancer is a life-changing event, one that brings significant change and stress. Many aspects of your life will be affected and need to be considered at once, including considerations of finances, work, child-minding and relationships, as well as the physical demands and side-effects of the cancer treatment itself. 1
Having a plan that can help reduce and manage stress will enable you to more effectively cope during your cancer treatment. 4
Below are a list of tools and strategies that may be helpful in managing your stress during treatment.