Friday, February 6, 2015

February Chat: Care Beyond Medical Care

This month's chat will take place on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 9pm EST (8pm CST / 7pm MST / 6pm PST). 

Our  topic will be Care Beyond Medical Care. We will be joined by Reimagine: "Medicine treats your cancer, we help you take your life back. Take a class today."
( | @Reimagine_ME )

For further reading on this topic, here's an OpEd piece by Cindy Finch of Reimagine.ME

Topic Questions: 
T1: Many patients feel they lose control of their life while in treatment. What can help? What did you do to take control? 

T2: Did you pamper yourself while in treatment? What did you do? What did others do for you? Tips for those in treatment now? 

T3A: Dealing with a gyn cancer can cause stress. What things do you find helpful in reducing stress? What are some resources?
T3B. Did you ever feel pressured to be "happy" and "positive" ? How did you respond to people who said you needed to be.

T4: Feeling sad & experiencing depression is common for survivors. What helps you deal w/these feelings? Did you bring up w/ doctor?

We look forward to having you join us for a lively and informative discussion. 

#gyncsm co-moderator

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