Some of the things that might help manage emotional changes due to cancer include:
- relaxation — can help to control pain
- muscle relaxation and imagery — can help with anxiety and can help reduce nausea and vomiting
- support groups — some people find it helpful to meet with other people in the same situation to share their experiences, concerns and fears; meetings can be face-to-face or held over the telephone or internet
- counselling — counselling with a trained health professional can help to clarify feelings and help people deal with issues that may have been brought up by their diagnosis and treatment.