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Caregivers

Confronting Tough Questions After Cancer
CaregiversSurvivorship
As a 27-year-old, 3-time cancer survivor, Sonia Su explores the support her parents offered her as caregivers and offers advice to parents and caregivers seeking support for themselves.
Making Modifications to Keep a Loved One at Home
CaregiversFamily Members
When his 91-year-old mother-in-law needed full-time care after her colon cancer diagnosis, Mark Ryan made some adjustments in the family home to ensure her comfort and well-being.
Being a Caregiver for a Patient with Cancer During Quarantine
CaregiversCOVID-19
Shera Dubitsky, MEd, MA, uses her personal experience caring for her father from afar during the COVID-19 pandemic to offer tips on distant caregiving for patients with cancer.
How a Cancer Journey Prepared Me for the Coronavirus Pandemic
CaregiversCOVID-19
Corrie House, an oncology nurse, cared for her husband for more than 3 years before he died of cancer. She shares the lessons she learned from this experience, providing tips on how to cope with a crisis such as the current pandemic.
To Walk Beside You: Tips for a Caregiver Partner of a Patient with Cancer
Caregivers
Social worker Anne Bass Kinlaw shares 10 tips she discovered as a caregiving partner to her husband of 25 years when he learned he had aggressive bladder cancer.
Caring for Caregivers: Legal Tips to Help Those Who Care for Someone with Cancer
CaregiversLegal Corner
Learn about your caregiver’s rights that can protect you from legal problems while caring for someone with cancer and in the future.
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.
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