How to Cancer: How To Be Your Own Advocate When Diagnosed With Cancer

April 11, 2022 00:05:47
How to Cancer: How To Be Your Own Advocate When Diagnosed With Cancer
Campfires of Hope
How to Cancer: How To Be Your Own Advocate When Diagnosed With Cancer
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Show Notes

On this episode of Campfires of Hope: How to Cancer, leukemia and bone marrow transplant survivor Vanessa Hood discusses how to be your own advocate when diagnosed with cancer.  Vanessa details the 4 C’s that she lives by: confidence, communication, community, and continual education.  When meeting with doctors, she recommends taking notes and recording conversations to review and process information later.  Being diagnosed with cancer is a new and overwhelming experience, so having the capacity to educate, communicate, and advocate for yourself is tremendously helpful.

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