Year: 2001 Source: Revista Internacional de Tanatologia y Suicidio, v.1, no.3, (2001), p.18-22 SIEC No: 20021240

The management of stress & chronic depression is very important to the patient with cancer. The author of this article states that cancer patients need to learn to love & foregive themselves & others around them. This process requires a deep & real spirituality which fills patients with hope & the wish to live. The family plays a role in this process because caring & curing is not just a matter of medical treatment. (21 refs.)