Stages of Cancer Grief
Bollywood actress Sonali Bendre Behl revealed that she has been diagnosed with ‘high grade’ cancer that has metastasized. Since then, her social media has been filled with positive posts about her facing the challenges associated with cancer treatment. Sonali’s revelation came after actor Irrfan Khan disclosed that he is suffering from a neuroendocrine tumour, a rare form of cancer that targets various parts of the body.
When a person is diagnosed with cancer, it can be quite difficult to identify and honour their feelings. Perhaps, some treatments for cancer can affect their feelings, making it hard for them to concentrate or remember things. But, if you wonder how can someone in such a negative space remains optimistic, Dr Era Sharma Dutta, MD (Psychiatry), DNB (Psychiatry), MBBS, Consultant Neuropsychiatrist & Therapist, Mind Wellness & Fortis Healthcare, Kolkata, reveals insight into the psychology of those who battle cancer.