CARE WITH SAMARA: CANCER SURVIVORS AND MENTAL HEALTH
A cancer diagnosis can have a substantial impact on mental health and wellbeing. Depression and anxiety may hinder cancer treatment and recovery, as well as quality of life and survival. One in three people with cancer will experience a mental health problem such as depression or anxiety disorders before, during or after treatment.
With treatment completed, you no doubt want to put cancer behind you and resume a more normal life. Now is the time to take charge of your health, focus on wellness, and swear off unhealthy habits, such as fast foods and a sedentary lifestyle. Research shows that the best formula for staving off another bout of cancer is proper nutrition combined with weight control and exercise.
One of the major concerns, when one diagnosed with cancer, is the cost factor involved with the treatment. Unfortunately, cancer is a very expensive treatment and requires a substantial amount of investment. Hence the worry this brings along with it is understandable however one which can also be solved efficiently. The situation can become highly sensitive when the patient is the bread earner of the family or a young employed professional who is dependent on him or herself.