Coping With Lung Cancer

medical staff reading a xray( — There is no right or wrong way to feel about being diagnosed with lung cancer. Nor is there a right or wrong way to react to your feelings. Do what is most comfortable and useful for you.

You may relate to all of the feelings below or just a few. You may feel them at different times, with some days being better than others. It may help to know that others have felt the same way that you do.

Ways You Can Cope

You may be able to keep doing many of your regular activities, even though some may be harder to do. Just remember to save your strength for the things you really want to do. Don’t plan too many events for one day. Also, try to stagger things throughout the day.