Cancer Basics

The Basics

If the doctor has just said, “It’s cancer.” This is the place to start.

In this unit we’ll cover basic information you need when facing cancer, whether as the patient or a loved one. This includes:

  • Cancer terms and definitions
  • The medical professionals on your cancer care team
  • Things you can do to prevent cancer
  • Preparing your legal documents
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