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How to prepare for and cope with chemotherapy treatment? Side effects can vary, as can the treatment itself. In this episode of her podcast 'Cancer and You' Karin Sieger explains what to expect, how to cope with the optional and mental impact of chemotherapy, and shares some of her own experiences. Also check out her articles and videos on chemobrain and cancer hair loss

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

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If you are affected by cancer (whether you have been diagnosed, treated, or are a relative, friend), then you will know how painful it can be, when someone else dies of cancer. How can we honour the pain of the loss, and the fear of what may lie ahead for us, and still keep going? In this episode of her podcast 'Cancer and You' Karin Sieger explains what to expect, how to cope and shares some of her own experiences. You can read her accompanying article HERE.

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

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With cancer comes uncertainty and anxiety, throughout all stages of the experience. And cancer anxiety does not end with remission. Whether you are the one with the diagnosis, a relative or friend you will experience general anxiety or fear around specific situations like check ups and scans. In this episode of her podcast 'Cancer and you' Karin Sieger explains what to expect, how to cope and shares some of her own experiences.

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

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Cancer doesn't end with treatment, because the emotional and mental impact of the  cancer experience can last for a very long time. Diagnosis, treatment, possible treatment side effects and uncertainty are just some of the reasons why anxiety, depression, anger, mood swings, hopelessness, relationship issues and more are not uncommon. In this episode of her podcast 'Cancer and you' Karin Sieger explains what to expect, how to cope and shares some of her own experiences. You can read her accompanying article HERE.

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

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A cancer diagnosis changes everything, and the way we cope with it can vary from person to person. It can hit you hard there and then or you feel it lateron. You may want to talk about it or not. In this episode of her 'Cancer and You' podcast Karin Sieger provides down to earth advice about coping with a cancer diagnosis and shares some of her own experiences. 

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

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Cancer is complex and difficult and so is talking about it. Whether you are the one with the illness, a relative, friend or medical professional. How should we talk about a cancer diagnosis or prognosis, cancer treatment, the help we need, the fears we have? And why may we sometimes prefer not to say or hear anything at all? In this episode of her 'Cancer and You' podcast Karin Sieger provides down to earth advice about talking about cancer and shares some of her own experiences. You can read her accompanying article HERE.

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

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Cancer brings a lot of difficult emotions and cancer anger is one of them. Whether you are the one with the diagnosis, a relative or friend, cancer changes everything and can leave us frightened and angry for a very long time. In this episode of her 'Cancer and You' podcast Karin Sieger offers down to earth advice about how to cope with cancer anger and shares some of her own experiences. You can read her accompanying article HERE.

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner. 

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Cancer doesn't just impact our health, it affects our relationships, too. Whether you are the one with the illness, a relative, friend or colleague, the stress, anxiety, helplessness and loneliness can make things hard. We may feel let down and disappointed or supported and understood. In this episode of her 'Cancer and You' podcast Karin Sieger explains what to expect, offers down to earth advice about how to cope and shares some of her own experiences.

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner.  

(Image courtesy of Pixabay.)

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Cancer affects your emotional and mental wellbeing, whether you are going through treatment, live with or beyond cancer; whether you are the one with the diagnosis, a relative, friend or work in the field. In the first episode of her podcast 'Cancer and You' Karin Sieger offers down to earth advice and shares some of her own experiences.

Check out all other podcast episodes of Cancer And You HERE.

Karin Sieger is a UK-based registered and accredited psychotherapist and writer, who offers support locally and globally. Karin has been diagnosed with breast cancer twice. Visit KarinSieger.com.

Sign up to Karin's Newsletter. Check out Karin's podcast 'Soul Cravings'. Follow Karin on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube.

Kindly note: This podcast is not a substitute for counselling, therapy or any medical assistance you may require. If in doubt, reach out to your medical practitioner.  

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