Cancer: Understand it better overcome it better

A cancer diagnosis can be like a bomb going off for the affected person as well as for those around them.

Many questions can arise. This guide is intended as a tool to help you better understand the disease, its treatments and how to manage its side effects. Cancer is not just a single disease; it’s a group of more than 100 diseases. There are therefore many kinds of treatments.

It is important to remember that during a cancer diagnosis, a multidisciplinary team supports the patient. The pharmacist is an integral part of this team, so do not hesitate to consult them, if necessary. You do not have to face this challenge alone, you have to surround yourself with good people and fight it as a team.

Table of contents

  • What is cancer, exactly?
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Supporting someone with cancer
  • Myth or reality
  • Sources and useful links 
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