As any person with cancer knows that a cancer diagnosis will affect the relation with their children, spouce and other family members as well as friends.
The complex feelings and lifestyle changes caused by cancer and its treatment may become as overwhelming for family members and friends as they are for the patient. Understanding these potential changes and the way patients relate to specific family members and friends may help in taking steps to foster healthy, mutually supportive relationships during this challenging time.
For more information
- Patient information at CancerNet