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Patient*, Living with NETs

“Living’ is the keyword here. I’m still here and may not have as much strength as I did, but am using this time when I have ‘good hours’ and taking it easier when I need to.”

*Quote from a patient who completed an anonymous survey conducted in five countries in 2015

Hobbies and interests to try

Home activities

  • Take up a craft, such as knitting, crocheting, beading, or model making
  • Read some classic novels or self-help books
  • Learn to speak a new language with the help of book, DVD, audio files or an online resource
  • Find Internet courses to learn computing skills or web design
  • Make some new music playlists, and listen to favourite songs to cheer you up

Group activities

  • Learn new skills by taking a cooking or computing class
  • Become more creative by joining arts or drama groups, or take some pottery classes
  • Join social groups, such as book clubs, knitting circles, or coffee groups
  • Keep active outside with gardening, fishing, walking or photography groups

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