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Facing Cancer? Find Support.

02.08.2012 | By: Texas Wesleyan University

“You have cancer.” Those three little words can change a lot. But if you, a friend or a family member is facing a cancer diagnosis, you’re not alone. In fact, there are an estimated 12.7 million cancer cases around the world every year.

Even if know you’re not alone, having cancer can be scary. Taking control of your health can help you or your loved one feel empowered. These tips can help you to take charge and feel more in control:

  1. Learn all you can. Knowledge is powerful, and you can start with the articles and information at the United Healthcare website.
  2. Find support. Many cancer support groups exist. Visit the American Institute for Cancer Research to find one that fits.
  3. Know what to ask. Asking your doctor the right questions can make all the difference. Care24 nurses can help you prepare a list.

Don’t face cancer alone. Our Care24 service can connect you with experienced, registered nurses 24 hours a day. For one-to-one help, any time, just call 1-888-887-4114. All calls are completely confidential.

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At Texas Wesleyan, we have a rich history and a Texas-sized reputation. As stewards of the University, it is our responsibility to build a future as bright as our past.