S: A Journey Through Cancer...
BC: "Life is either a daring adventure or nothing." -Helen Keller
FC: You're not alone..
1: This book is dedicated to all cancer patients, survivors and their families.
2: Being diagnosed with cancer isn't an easy thing to accept. There's a process in which you go through.. | The first step is denial.. You try to convince yourself you're not sick.. | The second step is anger. You ask yourself why this is happening to you. | The third step is you start to bargain. You promise God that you'll be a better person if he just cured you..
3: The last step is acceptance. You finally are ready for whatever is to come. | The fourth step is depression. You start to not care anymore.
5: What's | next? | Your family is a big part of your life no matter what, but they're your support system when dealing with something tragic. Especially cancer. Telling them won't be an easy task, but it's something that needs to be done. They'll stand by you during these tough times.
6: Treatment | When you're diagnosed, you often have a consultation with your doctor to discuss the course of action to take. For example treatments, procedures and medication that you must have..
8: Appearance | Both cancer and cancer treatment can cause your body to change. Besides hair loss, chemotherapy can prompt a few of side effects. Radiation also can cause hair loss to a lesser extent, along with skin damage and other issues. Your body may look different, or you may feel that you look different due to changes in the way your body feels or performs. Some cancer patients struggle with these changes and the effects they have on self-esteem, but no matter what they're still people.
9: Changes: -Hair Loss -Scars -Weight -Stomas