Prostate Cancer and My Coping Mechanisms

“My natural reaction was to play the tough guy and pretend everything was okay.” Gogs shares how he learned to open up after his prostate cancer diagnosis and find ways to cope.

gogs gagnon author of prostate cancer strikesIn this article, I share my thoughts on finding ways to cope with a cancer diagnosis. My healthcare team never warned me about the emotional side effects of a prostate cancer diagnosis. Whether you decide to treat your cancer or not, please don’t overlook your emotional needs. Tough guys suffer in silence, and it’s essential to find ways to cope.

To read the article, please visit Prostate Cancer and My Coping Mechanisms.


I’m proud to be a content contributor for Health Union. You can read all my published articles on ProstateCancer.net under Gogs’ Articles and my guest post in the Community Spotlight.

If you’re newly diagnosed with prostate cancer and live in Canada 🇨🇦 please request a free Reef Knot Kit from Prostate Cancer Foundation BC. Each kit contains a copy of my book, Prostate Cancer Strikes: Navigating the Storm. For more details, please read the Announcement in my local paper.

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