Tag: cancer and depression

It was important to push myself as much as I could

Contributed by: Kathryn Reviewed by: Evelyn Corsini, MSW, July 2010 Kathryn is a 48-year-old woman from Minnesota.  She describes her approach to two chronic pain conditions, reflex sympathetic dystrophy/ complex regional pain syndrome, [RSD/CRPS], a neuropathic pain condition, and post-chemotherapy neuropathy, by knowing that her pain does not mean that her body is continuing to be injured. I’ve… Read more »

Cancer and depression

When you have cancer, you will feel down at times; this is perfectly normal. Your everyday life has suddenly changed, you face an uncertain future, and you may need treatment that will take several weeks or months. Even the most cheerful person would feel sadness, grief, and worry. In the beginning After you are diagnosed… Read more »