Your goals

Managing a long-term health condition like cancer can take up a lot of time and energy.

You may sometimes feel that it is taking over your life. Here are some suggestions to help you stay positive:

  • Do it for yourself
  • Everyone has their own reasons and ways for taking care of their health.
  • Adopt a healthy diet
  • Perform daily physical activity (in line with your ability and according to the doctor's advice)
  • Keep your spirits up
  • Take appropriate measures to protect yourself from infection
  • Maintain relationships
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Your doctor will monitor you to see how you are responding to treatment, so it is important to let him/her know how you are feeling.
If you have questions you would like to ask your doctor or health care team make a note of them. Tell your doctor if you are taking, have recently taken or might take any other medicines. This includes medicines obtained without a prescription, herbal medicines and supplements.
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