The Bow Tie Guy

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Article Talk: The Surprising Link Between Cancer Caregiver Burden and Patient Self Image
August 17, 2017
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Now more than 3 years past our caregiving journey, this study provided me with vivid memories of conversations with my partner, his physicians and our care team as his esophageal cancer progress, especially during the last 6 months of his life. I can certainly understand the added stress and burden for caregivers in regards to a patient self-image. Coming home from work, only to see the stepladder sitting in the middle of the kitchen, has always been my stark reminder of how the two of us perceived his abilities to live an independent life. The stress I felt during my caregiving experience was not so much what I saw, it was what I was not able to see ...

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