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CancerDiagnosis

Healthy One Day, Cancer Patient the Next: Seeking (and Finding) Your Best Results

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Find out the specifics of your cancer


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When researching online, pay attention to dates


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Look for a treatment facility with the best fit


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Speak to your insurance provider


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Start to make necessary lifestyle changes


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Examine your job responsibilities


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Consider your daily activities


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Research your hospital’s patient services


PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel

PJ Hamel is senior digital content editor and food writer at King Arthur Flour, and a James Beard award-winning author. A 16-year breast cancer survivor, her passion is helping women through this devastating disease. She manages a large and active online survivor support network based at her local hospital and shares her wisdom and experience with the greater community via HealthCentral.com.