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Coping with cancer: For patients receiving treatment for head and neck cancer  
Abstract:  This section of Guide to Your Head and Neck Cancer Treatment, for patients dealing with a diagnosis of cancer of the larynx and considering a laryngectomy, offers tips on feeling in control, managing information, dealing with anxiety and stress, using support groups and classes, and taking care of yourself. Coping tips are also included for family and friends.
Author: Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2007, June 1, 2007
UWMC Availability:  Otolaryngology/4NE; Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Center; General Surgery/4NE; 4NE (Neuro-Neurosurg, Otolaryngology, General Surg)
General Topics:  Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders; Cancer; About UWMC
Specific Subject(s):  Surgery; Support Groups; Stress Management; Self Care; Larynx; Laryngectomy; Cancer
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Manual
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:  http://healthonline.washington.edu/

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