When someone was diagnosed with breast cancer, most patients will immediately be emotionally devastated. They feel a death sentence, although it could have cured even more so when the patient is still in early stages. In advanced stages, emotional and psychological impact can cause a cancer patient suffering from depression. This can exacerbate the situation. For that, need the support of the family or friends.
Breast cancer patients should tell their family or friends because people need the support of the people closest result of the impact of emotions they experienced. Is normal if the patient does not want to tell family or friends about their disease. The reason is because they do not want to bother or make the people who heard it to be sad or worried. But, imagine the opposite situation, when you are not informed by the family or your close friends that he was suffering from cancer, of course you will be more sad because you do not know and may not provide the required assistance.
Mate is someone who is closest and you can talk to find the best treatment and the impact that may be experienced. Breast cancer patients may feel inferior to the current circumstances that affect the marital relationship. Instead, it is also discussed with your husband to be understood and can provide assistance by giving a hug or other expressions of affection.
Children who are young may not understand what was happening. However, if your child is already able to talk to, you can tell in simple language what is meant by breast cancer and the effects that might occur in your physical such as hair loss from chemotherapy or changes in the breast. It is important that children who are innocent do not get the wrong information from people who are not liable to make them became fear or hate you or feel that what you are experiencing due to their mistakes.
Not all friends or family who do not get too close to be told if you do not feel comfortable to deliver. You also do not need to respond to the comments given by friends, family or others who know your illness. There is always a positive and negative comments. So, it does not need to be considered excessively which can damage your body’s endurance.
To add to the spirit, you can join a group of fellow breast cancer sufferers. In Indonesia, Indonesia Cancer Foundation can accommodate this need. In this group, they can give the spirit and confidence so that you can recover. The stories of other sufferers may be able to make you feel your circumstances are still better. Or stories from other sufferers to fight the disease are persistent and can be healing can help you gain the strength to not give in to circumstances.
So, still eager to fight your disease. If any family member or friend suffering from a tumor or breast cancer, you can provide the necessary support because it knows the suffering they experienced. Such support can help to cure them.