Caring for a Loved One

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This section provides information on the following topics:

Caregiving Basics

This article defines the role of those who provide care to someone with cancer and the potential challenges they face. 

Young Adults Caring for a Parent With Cancer

Many young adults who have a parent with cancer feel torn between their focus on establishing themselves in the world and their duty and desire to help a parent who is facing a serious illness. While caregiving can be a rewarding way to reconnect with parents, it can also change a phase of life that is typically marked by exploration and freedom.

Download the free ASCO Answers Guide to Caregiving as a printable PDF in English (36 pages) or in Spanish (40 pages), or order printed copies from the ASCO University Bookstore.