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Depression Counseling: Working Through A Cancer Diagnosis

For people who are diagnosed with cancer, there is a progression of emotions that starts with fear and panic and that almost always ends with a temporary or permanent sadness and depression.  In depression counseling, I have worked with patients who have dealt with, or are dealing with, the effects of a cancer diagnosis and I know that even those people who normally have an upbeat, positive outlook on life can have an understandably-negative reaction to the words, “You have cancer.” Cancer Changes Everything A cancer diagnosis may not result in the death of the person who is diagnosed, but Read more