No one says “I hope I get cancer,” but once you have it, you can do certain things to cope with it effectively. This article will give you plenty of tips and tricks to help you fight cancer while doing the best to cope with it.

Detecting cancer at the earliest possible stage is key when it comes to beating cancer. Be prepared to make appointments for screening tests, which will let you know if you have cancer before any symptoms appear. For cancers such as those of the breast and testes, make sure that you do monthly self-exams so that you can notice anything out of the ordinary.

If you have cancer, you should stop smoking. One of the worst things you can do after being diagnosed with cancer is to continue smoking or using tobacco products. There is no sound basis for assuming that continuing this unhealthy habit …