Home > Medical > Cancer > Living with cancer Living with cancer All sections in Cancer » About Cancer » Campaigning for Cancer » Cancer and your Diet » Cancer in Children » Cancer Treatment » Facts and Figures » Leukaemia » Living with Cancer » Multimedia » Cancer News » Real-life Story » Triggers and Prevention » What to read Living with cancer - emotional issues Being diagnosed with cancer is traumatic to most people. Here are some tips on dealing with the emotional issues surrounding this. Living with cancer - tips for daily living There are things you can do to make your life easier while you are living with, or recovering from cancer. Living with cancer - the medical side There are so many different aspects of living with cancer – from the pure medical issues, to emotional aspects, to the impact on the family as well as daily living considerations. Quiz Cancer: are you at risk? » Ask CyberDoc » Quiz Am I eating to optimise my health? » Subscribe Newsletters » Cancer in 3D 8 things that you didn't know caused cancer Living with cancer - family matters Families face many challenges when someone has been diagnosed with cancer. Apart from the emotional effects there are also practical aspects which need to be taken care of. Don't give up on looking good Cancer can rob a woman of her energy, appetite and strength but it doesn’t have to take away her self-confidence. Find a cancer buddy Have you been diagnosed with cancer? Then help in the form of a cancer buddy is at hand. Coping with cancer A cancer diagnosis changes the lives of people in whom it is diagnosed and those who care about them. Health24 gives an overview of how to cope during this difficult time. If you look good, you’ll feel better When you’re sick and going through treatment, often it’s the treatment rather than the disease that makes you feel most vile. Cancer: remission and the fear of recurrence Fear of cancer recurrence is often experienced by cancer survivors, but you can control how much you let the fear of recurrence impact your life Eating when you have cancer Good news for cancer patients is that you do not necessarily have to give up the food you love in your fight against disease, according to a leading local dietician. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors A number of good reasons why saving the tooth is a better option Breakfast like a King Alzheimer’s disease – incurable but preventable Cancer is a word that strikes fear into the hearts of many.