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Please read about this woman’s cancer experience before watching the video Anxiety and Serious Illness – What’s normal?
Required Reading *Anxiety and Serious Illness – What’s normal?

The article presents a series of feelings and emotions experienced by someone undergoing chemotherapy for cancer. The individual expresses a mix of positive and negative emotions, ranging from feeling appreciative for support from friends and family to frustration at needing help. They also share feelings of anxiety, curiosity, excitement, embarrassment, and worry about various aspects of their treatment and its effects on their life. The individual discusses physical discomfort, concerns about their appearance, changes in cognitive function, and challenges in supporting their partner through the experience. Overall, the article offers a candid insight into the complex emotional landscape of living with cancer and undergoing treatment.

Please read about this woman’s cancer experience before watching the video*

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Palliative Care: Providing Psychosocial and Spiritual Support

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