Lifestyle Changes After Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

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Life as a cancer patient involves surgery for removal of cancer, if possible, and chemotherapy, radiation therapy, etc. These treatment methods may kill cancerous cells but they also harm the normal cells of the body and thus have adverse effects. The following are Lifestyle Changes After Diagnosis of Lung Cancer.

Lifestyle Changes After Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

It is very important to take care of your body and mind to withstand the treatment and increase your quality of life, It also helps in boosting your immunity. Dietary changes may also be required. Proper nutrition can help your body heal tissues that get damaged during treatment.

Emotional support

Finding support groups or a loving community can help boost your morale and maintain a positive outlook during such a challenging phase. Your support system could be your family, friends, therapist, or a circle of people who are going through or have been through the same situation. Some people also prefer finding comfort in their hobbies or religion or even adopting animals for emotional support.

Helping research

Clinical trials might be a good choice for a cancer patient as it not only helps further research and understanding of the disease but some patients are reported to have improved during such trials after losing faith in traditional treatment.

Accepting Diagnosis of Lung Cancer

It is crucial to managing your emotions and feelings after being diagnosed. You may feel anger, anguish, and hopelessness and all those feelings are valid. You deserve to take time to accept and come to terms with your diagnosis and mentally prepare yourself for the journey before you.

Hiring aide

With cancer, day-to-day activities become more exhausting than usual and it is never wise to push your body beyond its limits in such a fragile state. Therefore, it might be wise to find someone to help you and be with you 24 x 7 for assistance and medical help.


For healthcare queries and assistance, reach out to Dr. Sumit Shah in Pune. He offers the best lung cancer treatment in Pune if you or someone you know exhibits any symptoms or faces lung cancer danger.

About Dr. Sumit shah

Dr. Sumit Shah has treated thousands of patients suffering from Cancer. He is one of the few oncologists in Pune who perform Minimal Access (keyhole) Surgery to offer his patients a smooth & pain-free recovery from Cancer. He is a highly experienced Oncologist in Pune with 14 years of expertise in surgical oncology. He is the Founder of Prolife Cancer Centre and is the Chief Consultant, Surgical Oncologist & Laparoscopic Cancer Surgeon in Pune.

Having pursued a super specialty course at the Cancer Centre Welfare Home and Res. Institute, Kolkata, and being awarded as the Best Outgoing Cancer Surgeon from his Institute, Dr. Shah is one of the Best Surgical Oncologist in Pune, India who possesses this recognized degree in Surgical Oncology.