Cervical Cancer Support
If you are dealing with cervical cancer, help can come in the form of your healthcare providers, counselors, and others. Support groups for cervical cancer can be especially helpful -- patients may find that these groups help them to cope with the emotional and practical aspects of their disease.
Living with cervical cancer can be difficult. Therefore, patients may find that they need help coping with the emotional and practical aspects of dealing with their disease.
Some patients find support groups to be helpful. Support groups allow patients and family members a chance to talk with other patients who are living with cervical cancer. Support groups may offer support in person, over the telephone, or on the Internet.
People living with cervical cancer may worry about:
- Caring for their families
- Keeping their jobs
- Continuing daily activities
- Cervical cancer treatments
- Managing side effects
- Hospital stays
- Medical bills.
Doctors, nurses, and other members of your healthcare team are available to answer questions about these topics.
Meeting with a social worker, counselor, or member of the clergy can also be helpful to those who want to talk about their feelings or discuss their concerns.