Communicating means letting someone else know clearly what you think and feel, and also learning what the other person thinks and feels.


After listening to the Toolbox program “Communicating”, you will be better prepared to:

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Learn the basis of the Cancer Survival Toolbox and how to navigate through the programs in a way that is effective for you. 

Basic Skills

Hear an Oncology Social Worker explain the necessary skills in communicating your thoughts and questions. 

Talking About Feelings

Listen to Teri explain how being assertive advanced her communication with her doctor and how being open about her feelings helped her communication with her husband. 

Cultural Barriers

Allow Maria Elena to tell you about her journey and how she learned to speak up for herself. Hear from her friend, Tereza, also a cancer survivor, who challenged Maria Elena to ask questions and identify her feelings. 

Family Discussions

Hear Mr. and Mrs. Neva work through talking with their daughter, Angela, about her diagnosis and treatments. 


Hear about more resources that can help you overcome challenges with effective communication. 

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