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Caregivers

Patients: Don't Go It Alone
CaregiversFamily Members
Hear why Dr Morganna Freeman stresses the importance of bringing an extra set of ears to appointments.
We're All in This Together
Brain CancerCaregiversHero of Hope
Jessica Morris reflects on the nurses and caregivers who have been with her during her illness. She remarks that patients should have empathy for their caregivers as well, as cancer affects everyone in the patient's community.
Wanting to Live in the Before
CaregiversFamily Members
“I wish we were us again, not this new amalgamation created by his diagnosis,” says Jennifer Brinkley as she discusses her fears about her husband’s terminal cancer diagnosis and the impact on their daily life.
Working Together to Improve Cancer Care: Being My Dad’s Caregiver While “Inside” the Pharmaceutical Industry
CaregiversClinical Trials
“I found out that although my professional experience helped, it did not prepare me to be a caregiver,” says Mark Reisanauer, Oncology Business Unit SVP of Astellas Pharma US.
Co-Surviving Cancer: Caring for Caregivers
Book ReviewsCaregivers
As a cancer survivor herself and caregiver to her father during his fight with lung cancer, Katie Brown provides a guide to caregivers and describes her new book, Co-Surviving Cancer: The Guide for Caregivers, Family Members and Friends of Adults Living with Cancer.
How to Help a Person Newly Diagnosed with Cancer (and Take Care of Yourself, Too)
CaregiversFamily MembersFrom Your Navigator
Lillie Shockney describes some of the best ways that families and caregivers can help a loved one who has been diagnosed with cancer, and provides tips for caregivers to simultaneously make sure they are taking care of themselves.
Liver Cancer Cases Still Rising: Caregivers Feel Uninformed About Its Causes and Treatment Options
CaregiversLiver Cancer
Unlike many types of cancers, the number of new cases of liver cancer, specifically hepatocellular carcinoma—the most common type of liver cancer—is increasing in the US. Read about the pressures, including the unmet needs, of caregivers of those affected by liver cancer.
Run Your Race: What It  Means to Be a Care Partner
CaregiversProstate Cancer
Here is some valuable advice regarding being a care partner. Kristin Ainsworth learns that taking care of her husband, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer, also requires her taking care of herself.
Recognizing Caregiver Fatigue
Caregivers
While it is clearly important for caregivers to care for their loved ones with cancer, it is also vital that they don’t neglect themselves. Caregivers get a rare spotlight in this article.
Role Reversal: Men as Caregivers
Caregivers
Men are caregivers too! Read about the unique challenges men face as caregivers as they deal with their communication skills, stress, and emotions in an effort to be there for their loved ones.
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