Coping with cancer resources

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These booklets are to help patients and their loved ones cope with the emotional and practical side of cancer. They have advice on talking about cancer, coping with difficult emotions, practical and financial matters, and caring for someone with cancer.

Coping resources for cancer patients
Who Can Ever Understand booklet
Who Can Ever Understand? Talking about your cancer booklet
This booklet has been written to help you find ways to talk about your cancer and to ask for the help and support you need.
Understanding the Emotional Effects of Cancer booklet
Understanding the Emotional Effects of Cancer - A guide for cancer patients booklet
This booklet has been written to help you understand more about the emotional effects of cancer. This booklet is for anyone affected by cancer.
Managing the Financial Impact of Cancer booklet
Managing the Financial Impact of Cancer - A guide for patients and their families booklet
The Irish Cancer Society operates a free information service for patients who need to know what supports are available. This information is available in a booklet called Managing the Financial Impact of Cancer.
Resources for carers and loved ones
Lost for words booklet
Lost for Words - How to talk to someone with cancer booklet
This booklet has been written to help you support someone close to you who has cancer.
Caring for someone with cancer booklet
Caring for someone with cancer booklet
This booklet has been written to help you to understand what is involved in caring for someone with cancer. It also includes some words from people who have cared for a loved one with cancer.
A Time to Care booklet
A Time to Care - Caring for someone seriously ill at home booklet
This booklet is to help you if you want to care for a seriously ill family member or friend at home.
Coping resources for parents
Talking to children about cancer booklet
Talking to Children about Cancer - A guide for parents booklet
This booklet has been written to help parents, families and carers explain a diagnosis of cancer to children. It also looks at how a cancer diagnosis is likely to affect them.
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