For Caregivers

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If you're helping a family member or friend with the daily challenges of a cancer diagnosis, you may feel overwhelmed with new tasks — navigating the healthcare system, researching support services, handling financial matters — while also trying to keep up with the responsibilities you had before you became a caregiver. Here you'll find resources, information and suggestions to help you look after your loved one — and yourself.

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Resources for Caregivers

Tips to help you cope and plan, advice for parents with cancer, and a wealth of information on healthy eating and maintaining nutrition during treatment.

Resources and Support for Caregivers
Family Connections
Nutrition Services
Spiritual Care
Social Work

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Information and Support

Sources for community services, educational resources, practical information, and ways to find support for yourself and keep family in the loop.

Web Resources for Patients and Families
Patient and Family Resource Centers
Support Groups
Concierge Services
Patient Websites
Recreational Resources

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