Cancer affects many people these days. As terrifying as the thought is, it may be a good idea to consider in advance, what would you do if you were diagnosed with cancer? Just like we have a plan in place for what would we do the house caught on fire or we were attacked by thieves, having a game plan in place can save your life.
The most common scenario for someone diagnosed with cancer is that they go into shock or denial and loose valuable time. This is where having put together a coping strategy is important.
We’ll post out a few thoughts from people involved in the health field about what they would do if they were diagnosed with cancer. These posts aren’t meant to form any sort of medical diagnosis or treatment protocol. They are intended to provoke you to think about what illness would mean to you with the ultimate aim that thinking about it in advance prepares you for the unexpected and that you weather any storm well. With some though given to the financial and emotional aspects of the journey as well as the physical, we hope you’ll join the list of people who’ve survived. It can be done and preparation helps your chances.
The following video clip was a recent video blog by US health journalist, Kevin Gianni of The Renegade Health Show. In it, he and his wife talk on what they would do if they were diagnosed with cancer: