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What should I do now?

10 tips for caregivers

Cancer affects not only the person diagnosed but also all those who care about that person. You may be wondering, “What should I do now?” or “How can I help?”

How can I help?

Becoming a Caregiver

The ripples of a cancer diagnosis extend to spouses, partners, siblings, children and friends. Many of these family members will find they now need to take on the role of caregiver—something they have never done before.

What do I say? What do I not say?

The Role of a Caregiver

As a caregiver, you may feel like you need to “take charge.” But keep in mind that it is your loved one who is in charge.

How can I organize our group to help?


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