Psychosocial Support and Patient Education

A cancer diagnosis propels many people into a world of unfamiliar and perhaps frightening emotions. It is not unusual to experience fear, confusion, anxiety, sadness, loneliness, and anger. At times, some people may find it difficult to sleep, eat, concentrate or even make decisions. These emotions, as well as a myriad of others, are common and normal. Because there are many ways to cope with these feelings, Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center Cancer Programs offer many services designed to help patients and their loved ones cope with a cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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