When a Parent Has Cancer, Children Become Young Carers — and That Changes Them
Children and young adults often take on more responsibility when their parent is diagnosed with cancer. A recent study surveyed these young carers about their experience.
Financial Toxicity From Cancer Can Affect Caregivers’ Health
The financial stress from a colorectal cancer diagnosis can negatively impact sleep and pain tolerance in partners of patients with colorectal cancer, recent research showed.
Caregiver Provides ‘Pillar of Sense’ to Patient During Cancer Treatment
A patient with head and neck cancer highlights the importance of a strong support system throughout the time he was recovering from surgery.
Remaining Positive Amidst a Stage 4 Rare GI Cancer Diagnosis
After being given 2 years to live by her oncologist, a mother of two children is trying her best to protect her family — and herself — from thinking too negatively despite having rare gastrointestinal cancer.
When Cancer Caregivers Depart
After leaving the hospital, I craved the security and support my cancer care team provided me.
Caregivers Need to Balance Self-Care While Caring for a Patient With Cancer
As caregivers become more integrated into the health care delivery process for patients with cancer, their own needs should still be focused on pertaining to mental and physical health.
Cancer Survivors, Loved Ones Share How They Advocate
We recently asked our audience how they advocate for themselves and others in the oncology space. Here’s what they had to say.
My 4-Year-Old Taught Me to Live with My Heart as Well as My Head During Cancer
Even after my son survived cancer, I still had fears — and nightmares — of the worst.
Difficult Conversations and Realizations of Cancer
Cancer-related decisions put strain on relationships between myself and family members.
Dementia and Cancer Care: Frequent, Evolving Conversations Help Ensure Appropriate Care
Caregivers become increasingly important in medical decision-making for patients with dementia and cancer.
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