If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, you are going to have to learn how to accept some cold, hard facts now, so you don’t have to learn about them the hard way down the road. It’s better to prepare for the negative aspects of than to ignore them and dread them.

Always be ready for a battle. After all, you are literally fighting for your life here, and refusing to give up an inch and being strong and ready for the long war will put you in the best position to win.

Look into complementary therapies that could very well support conventional medical therapies and help you transition into your post cancer lifestyle. Try getting a massage, using aromatherapy, getting an acupuncture treatment, or engaging in a yoga class. All these different ways will help you not be as stressed as you battle this disease that adds tremendous stress to your life. During cancer treatment, you will meet a number of new people. Welcome them into your life. Examples of such people are nurses, oncologists, chemotherapy specialists, and non-medical professionals who’ll be a source of support. You need their help in order to beat cancer, so embrace their care with gratitude.