Saxon Cancer Society AOK PLUS series continue and Saxony. The diagnosis of cancer with their unpredictable course represents a major challenge for all involved. Sufferers and their loved ones need to adapt to completely changing and constantly changing living conditions. While many new problems, which focus not only on medical topics. In particular questions tackling mental illness and your consequences, as well as very specific existential questions arise over and over again. Self-help groups can have a very stabilizing and supporting effect for sufferers and their families in cancer. In your daily work, you but sometimes require support and guidance.
To expand the network of groups in Saxony, to strengthen existing groups, and to provide concrete support for the issues associated with cancer, they launched a series of courses on psychosocial issues Saxon Cancer Society e.V. and the AOK PLUS in 2009. Due to the positive response She continued in 2010 and expanded. The individually assignable courses inform work of an experienced self-help group helps with the farewell to life in five lessons about information and assistance for national of nutrition tips for oncological patients support group building and organization and are offered together with regional partners. The courses offer concrete information, practical assistance and exchanges with experienced instructors.