"I started going online not only to find information but also support groups and stories from survivors." says 53 year old ovarian cancer survivor Kelly Sargent when discussing her reaction to being diagnosed.
For many newly diagnosed cancer patients, a crucial aspect of receiving the news and coping with it is a support network. Support networks can be made up of people from different parts of your life.Read More
She expresses gratitude for the people she ended up meeting in San Antonio, specifically a group of ladies that she met at a Bible study group and who have become an essential part of her support network. She describes that her ability to survive and persist was due to this support. Kelly speaks to the need for support networks for cancer patients, whether they are networks the patient creates or networks put in place by facilities the patients are a part of.