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What to do when cancer strikes a fellow worker

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While we are well past the days when the word "cancer" could not be spoken aloud, many of us still become uncomfortable when someone we know is confronted with the disease.

Chances are, someone you know or work with will face cancer at some time, and knowing how to respond or offer support can be confusing. The American Cancer Society offers the following advice to help a friend or coworker in need.

Understanding the cancer patient. Cancer often brings a roller coaster ride of physical and emotional changes. Physically, a patient may feel great one day and terrible the next. Emotionally, the patient may be upbeat one day[[In-content Ad]]


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