Posted on May 9th, 2016 by Editor
By John Leifer
Sometimes the journey through cancer involves traveling far from home. Depending upon the resources available in your community, travel may be required for patients seeking a second opinion, as well as for certain types of treatment. Thus, the trip may be a brief excursion or an extended stay.
Regardless of the reason, travel can impose a burden on cancer patients and their families already struggling with a significant life challenge. If you are considering such travel, there are a number of things to keep in mind before leaving home:
Travel may be in your best interest – but careful thought needs to come first. A little preparation can make a world of difference when traveling for cancer care.
Also available by John Leifer:
After You Hear It’s Cancer: A Guide to Navigating the Difficult Journey Ahead now available in the Cancer Care Store.
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