Dr. Stephen Connor shares what people with advanced cancer and their families should know about hospice care, including misconceptions around hospice care, the benefits of hospice care, and how to find the right hospice program for you or your loved one.
Dr. Amar Kelkar and Dr. Vincent Ho discuss what people with cancer and their caregivers should know about recovery in the weeks and months after a bone marrow transplant, including what follow-up care will be needed, what symptoms may occur, and how daily life may change.
Dr. Cristiane Decat Bergerot discusses what people with cancer and their caregivers should know about coping with waiting periods during cancer, including how to manage your emotions during a wait and when to seek help.
Dr. Nathaniel Myall shares what people with disabilities who have cancer should know about navigating their care, discussing their disability with the health care team, and requesting accommodations during treatment.
Hagumimana Robert shares what it was like when his mother received her cancer diagnosis, what cancer care is like in his country of Uganda, and what he learned about supporting a loved one with cancer during his mother’s experience.
People with cancer are often immunocompromised as a result of cancer and its treatments. This could put them at greater risk for infection, so it’s important to prevent the spread of germs during a visit. Here, find practical guidance on what you can do to keep your loved one safe during a visit.
What Caregivers Should Know About End-of-Life Care Issues for People With Advanced Head and Neck Cancer
In this post, Dr. Cristina Rodriguez and Dr. Natalie Uy describe what to know about caring for a loved one with advanced head and neck cancer toward the end of life, including the challenges unique to people with this type of cancer and how to get help.
In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses how financial toxicity can impact cancer caregivers and how they can get help with managing the financial effects of their loved one’s diagnosis.
Sharie Lisowski shares how she and her husband reacted to his prostate cancer diagnosis and how they worked together to help him choose the best treatment plan for him.
Life coach and cancer caregiver Marika Humphreys describes the challenges to staying connected with your partner during cancer, and how as a caregiver you can help maintain connection with your loved one.