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How do I tell others that my wife has cancer?
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Dr. Devon Webster
Internal Medicine - Oncology
15 doctors agree
In brief: Ask her
This is one of the most difficult parts of a cancer diagnosis-- telling others.
Ask your wife what she would like you to share. Work together to come up with a statement. Consider a website to keep others informed and give more details. One site is www.Caringbridge.Com. This website might help you as well: http://www.Cancer.Org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/talkingaboutcancer/.

In brief: Ask her
This is one of the most difficult parts of a cancer diagnosis-- telling others.
Ask your wife what she would like you to share. Work together to come up with a statement. Consider a website to keep others informed and give more details. One site is www.Caringbridge.Com. This website might help you as well: http://www.Cancer.Org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/talkingaboutcancer/.
Dr. Devon Webster
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Caringbridge.org is the main site; the .com redirects you to the .org site. Excellent website.
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Do you have to
You need to ask your wife what she desires & who she wants informed.

In brief: Do you have to
You need to ask your wife what she desires & who she wants informed.
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
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