This section is designed to help people with cancer and their families better cope with cancer.
How to cope with emotional side effects of cancer and its treatment
Physical, Emotional, and Social Effects of Cancer
Also called palliative care and supportive care. Focused on reducing symptoms, improving quality of life, and supporting patients and their families.
Talking With Family and Friends
How cancer affects loved ones
Caring for a Loved One
Tips on caregiving and coping with a loved one's cancer diagnosis
Finding Social Support and Information
Resources for cancer support and counseling
Cancer from the Oncologist's Perspective
Essays by doctors about caring for people with cancer