Sharing your diagnosis with others
How to tell others about your cancer diagnosis is a personal choice. There’s no one right time or way to share your information. Each person you share your diagnosis with will have their own reaction. It is your right to share information or keep it private. Here are some resources to help you clarify your own feelings and thoughts as you start these conversations.
This informative video and accompanying webpage from livestrong.org gives useful and informative information to prepare you for sharing your diagnosis.
Be well prepared, plan how to share your news
How do you share your news – where do you start? Click to view the link from cancer.org “Telling Others About Your Cancer“, this information is a good starting point to help you. You can also download the accompanying pdf and print off.
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