“Cancer anger”, explained by a therapist

  • Cancer-Anger

“Cancer anger” is a common experience for people facing cancer.

In this Mighty article on cancer anger, therapist Karin Sieger explains:

  • What is cancer anger?
  • When does it happen?
  • Who gets it?
  • And what can you do about it?

 “Cancer anger is a normal response to fear, despair and grief – a range of feelings which cancer brings into our lives. It can show as frustration, irritability, emotional withdrawal or aggression. You can feel it whether you have been diagnosed or you are a relative or friend. Cancer anger can happen at any stage of the illness, even years after treatment.” –  Karin Sieger

Have you experienced cancer anger? Do you have some tips to share? Tell us in the comments.

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