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Fact Sheets: Support, Coping, and Resources

  • End-of-Life Care for People Who Have Cancer
    (Reviewed: 05/10/2012) - A fact sheet that answers some of the questions patients, their family members, and caregivers may have about the end of life.
  • Home Care for Cancer Patients
    (Reviewed: 03/09/2009) - A fact sheet about the various services provided by home care agencies and financial assistance available from government, public, and private agencies.
  • Hospice Care
    (Reviewed: 10/25/2012) - A fact sheet about hospice care, including insurance coverage.
  • How To Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer
    (Reviewed: 06/05/2013) - A fact sheet that offers suggestions for choosing a physician and facility for cancer treatment.
  • Palliative Care in Cancer
    (Reviewed: 03/16/2010) - A fact sheet that describes the role of palliative care, which is comfort care given to a patient who has a serious or life-threatening disease, such as cancer, from the time of diagnosis and throughout the course of illness.
  • Psychological Stress and Cancer
    (Reviewed: 12/10/2012) - A fact sheet that describes the effects of stress on the body, the results of research on the relationship between stress and cancer, and information about coping with stress.