JOIN A SUPPORT GROUP
Join a support group in - person or onl ine . There are a number of different organizations that offer support groups ( here are some of my favorites !) where you can share your story and hear others ' , ask questions , and relax knowing you ’ re in a judgement - free environment .
UTILIZE DIGITALLY EMPOWERED ™
Uti l ize PEN ’ s Digital ly Empowered Program : This program consists of 10 modules with videos and resource guides to navigate al l that technology has to offer including navigating healthcare resources , forming a support network , using social media , navigating your health with different devices and apps , and using telemedicine .
KEEP UPDATED ON RESEARCH
Keep updated on the latest research about your diagnosis , and share what you find relevant to you with your healthcare team and / or on social media . This article explains how to read scientific papers .
Uti l ize PEN ’ s onl ine resources tai lored to the cancer community , as wel l as specific cancers , that focus on what to do when you ’ re newly diagnosed , testing and treatment options , cl inical trials , and accessing and affording healthcare .
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