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Advice on coping mentally?

Hi. I’m starting radiation on side of tongue and neck in the next couple of weeks. Had my partial glossectomy and neck dissection three weeks ago. I’m actually more nervous about radiation than I was about the surgery. The radiation oncologist told me that “attitude is everything” when it comes to coping, and I agree. Any advice/techniques for pushing through this mentally? At this point, I’m trying to take it one day at a time and reminding myself that the side effects are temporary. I worry that I will get bogged down in negativity.

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