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Live more comfortably

When you're coping with both cancer and thrombosis, it may seem like there is no relief in sight. But there are some things you can do to make your life more comfortable, so you can focus on what really matters, like becoming well.

Your condition. Your family’s concern

People with cancer face many different and difficult challenges. Facing a blood clot and daily injections can seem like too much to cope with on top of it all. Talking to your friends and family might help take some of the weight off your shoulders. Find tips for starting the conversation here.
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DVT can be an emotional burden. How have you been coping?

If cancer wasn't enough, having to manage DVT on top of it can spark many feelings, from denial and anger to sadness and fear. One of the most important things to remember right now is that it's okay to not be okay. Find out more about handling how you're feeling here.

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What does “support” mean to you?

It can be difficult to know who to talk to and what you can expect from those you may choose to confide in. Maybe you’re the type of person who is better off not confiding in anyone, or maybe you’d thrive talking with others in your shoes, such as a support group. You can sort through these questions here.
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Post-treatment considerations

As you near the end of your prescribed treatment regime, there are a few things to consider, such as how to avoid new clots and PTS (post-thrombotic syndrome). Read about them here and talk to your doctor if you have questions or concerns.
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Life after DVT treatment

Even when deep vein thrombosis (DVT) has been treated successfully, it’s good to keep in mind that another clot could develop, as could post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS). Here are a few things to keep aware of on the road ahead.
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