Unexpected challenges are all a part of life as an expat. But when your health has taken a hit it is difficult to know what to do. Facing cancer as an expat is a scary and deeply unsettling experience. Particularly when you planned for an exciting new expat life. But the unexpected can happen in life. We share simple steps to prioritise your health and wellbeing when facing cancer as an expat.
1. Seek out a cancer support group
2. Get to know the health care system as an expat
3. Why expats facing cancer don’t move home
4. Telling your employer about your cancer
5. Coping with cancer as an expat
From diagnosis to recovery, you will be facing a range of intense emotions. There is no right or wrong way to feel when . Spending some time to understand the emotional effects cancer can bring can help you navigate how you’re feeling. Your emotional wellbeing through this journey is just as important as your physical health.
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