How to respond to lung cancer diagnosis

Tom Simpson, a lung cancer patient, gives advice on how to react to a cancer diagnosis. Searching the internet to understand the diagnosis is a tempting but ineffective approach as the internet often contains inaccurate and out-of-date information. A much better approach would be to obtain a written explanation of diagnosis and treatment options from the doctor. He adds that it is important to overcome the fear of stigma and tell people about the diagnosis to reduce stress.

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