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Support Overview

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No matter what challenge you are facing in your life, the support of the people in your life often provides strength and encouragement that can help you get through and push past your challenge. Some people find that the support of friends and family is the most important fact it a treatment plan for any health challenge. Other people try support groups made up of other people who are also facing the same challenge. Don’t discount the value that these kinds of support networks can bring.

Evidence on How It Works

In fact, one study showed that women who participated in support groups for breast cancer lived twice as long as those who did not.1

References

Everyone'S Guide To Cancer Therapy, 4th Edition, Margaret Tempero (Editor), Sean Mulvihill (Editor). Reference to study done by Dr. David Spiegle of Stanford University

 
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