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.
Emotional effects of cancer booklet cover
Coping with the emotional effects of cancer
A booklet that discusses the emotional impacts of a cancer diagnosis, how to cope with your feelings, where to get support and how to talk about your 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.
Life after cancer
Life after cancer - A guide to living well
This booklet is for people who have finished their cancer treatment. It has information on: Follow-up care, Side-effects and how to manage them, Financial and practical matters, Your feelings after treatment and Living a healthy lifestyle.
Resources for carers and loved ones
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.
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.
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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