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The Importance of a Support Group for a Cancer Fighter

The Importance of a Support Group for a Cancer Fighter

The cancer diagnosis gives a person various challenges, many fighters cope up with the physical practical and financial challenges but fail emotionally.
Cancer takes it’s toll on every patient giving them phases of disbelief, anger, sadness, hopelessness and loneliness, that is when the need of a support group comes up!



Support groups help a cancer fighter in various ways, from being able to talk about their stress to getting to know the experience of others, support group definitely provides the atmosphere which is feels like a safer place, it not only makes a cancer fighter feel better but also gives them a ray of hope and the idea that they are not alone in this, that they aren’t the only one having such stress, fear, worries or even the little joys.


There are various types of support groups for various types of cancer fighters but at the end of the day the aim of every support group is to provide an emotional and practical support to people fighting with cancer but the main aim of every Supporting group is the same

To make a contribution in the lives of people who have been affected by the diagnosis of cancer and benefit them in the long run.
Support groups not only provide the basic knowledge about cancer and its treatments but also makes the person active and helps them deal with the side effects by enhancing their coping skills and giving them a sense of reassurance. 



It helps the person to gain a better perspective and to recognize their own inner resources and power for healing and dealing with cancer in a better and a positive way. It helps them in their journey of fighting cancer and beating it and they in turn help others by their experience and that’s the beauty of support groups!


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Author- Ayesha Khan
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  • Diksha Kakkar

    A really well written article and it seems to realise that when one is going through a tough time, correct knowledge and someone
    To understand and listen and provide the necessary support can go a long way in person’s recovery.

  • Ishita Goyal

    The initiative of putting up a website which provides moral support to the cancer patients is really thoughtful.
    It makes them discern the fact that they are not alone in this battle.

  • Harsha panigrahi

    Support groups are indeed very important, they are the glimpse of positivity and a secure bond. Such groups are essential, each person at best, on his /her level should show his or her humanity and care, because there is no better cure than care. And such initiatives taken up by you guys are really appreciative.

  • Vinisha Prakash

    It is the people that make the person a survivor or a victim. It is the continuous support from the dear ones, the society, that helps the person to cope up with difficult situations. Support groups are very important and beneficial as the constant support and care from the people all around the world gives the person the new hope to live.

  • Vinisha Prakash

    It is the people who make the person a survivor or a victim. It is their continuous support and love that helps the person in coping up with situations. Support groups play an important role because they provide this love and support from all over the world. It gives a new hope to live to all those suffering.

  • VP2109

    Support groups play a crucial role for the fighters because they provide additional support and strength.They help the patients to survive in tough times, be it financially or mentally. Keep up the great work!

  • Mahima pahwa

    Quite informative content….keep up the great efforts.

  • Ishita Goyal

    Support groups let people know that they’re not alone in this battle and that they can get through the tough phase