Getting Past the Fear
A Guide to Help You Mentally Prepare for Chemotherapy
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Have you heard the words, you have cancer? Have you also heard the words, you need chemotherapy? Are you feeling stunned, overwhelmed and afraid? If you are facing chemotherapy for the first time, reading this guide is the next best thing to talking with someone who's been there. It offers practical tips on how to self-advocate, deal with hair loss, buy a wig, journal and more. It explains what to expect on that first chemo day and offers helpful strategies on how to mentally prepare before you begin. It will help you get past your fear - at least a little bit past it. And sometimes a little turns out to be a lot. Don't begin chemotherapy without first reading this guide.
Nancy Stordahl, 9780615955926, 76pp.
Publication Date: March 31, 2014
About the Author
Nancy Stordahl is a freelance writer, former educator and author of the well-respected blog Nancy's Point where she shares candidly about her personal breast cancer experience. She writes extensively about her diagnosis and treatment, hereditary cancer, survivorship, advocacy, grief and loss.