It’s never easy to be on the receiving end of a cancer diagnosis — especially when the cancer is as rare and serious as mesothelioma.
To help you cope better with the news and begin to plan your counter attack, we’ve put together a list of tips that might help you take the first steps:
1. Learn about mesothelioma so you can make informed decisions.
It is normal for patients to feel confused and overwhelmed after being diagnosed with mesothelioma. To counter feelings of lost control, patients can bolster themselves with information about the disease and available treatments. Use reliable sources that provide clear facts such as the National Cancer Institute, the American Cancer Society, and the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation. Organizations are dedicated to delivering accurate, science driven information that helps patients make more informed decisions.