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Advanced Cancer and Caregivers

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Caring for someone with advanced cancer brings new challenges and concerns. Things can get harder as your loved one’s cancer progresses. It’s important to take care of yourself and reach out for help. Getting help for yourself will also help your loved one.

Caregivers are going through cancer along with the patient. If you’re a caregiver, you may be tired and worried as you cope with your loved one’s cancer. Please see our section, Support for Caregivers of Cancer Patients, which contains tips for dealing with the stresses and feelings that cancer brings.

Taking Care of Yourself and Plans and Decisions for End-of-Life Care As A Cancer Caregiver provide more tips specific to caregivers of patients with advanced cancer.