If you are a family member, relative, or trusted friend who is committed to helping another person with the day-to-day challenges of a cancer diagnosis, you are a caregiver.
You may feel overwhelmed by the practical and emotional changes that come with being a caregiver. This information is intended to help you understand and cope with these changes. You'll also find suggestions for online resources and books to assist in the caregiving journey.
The Experience of Caring for Someone with Cancer
Caregivers often have to take on unfamiliar tasks and absorb new knowledge. Learn some of the ways your responsibilities may change.
Tips to Help You Care for Yourself
You're a better caregiver when you're rested and healthy. Learn how to look after yourself and find resources to make your life a little easier.
Resources for Caregivers
Learn about Dana-Farber's programs and services to support you through the challenges of caring for a loved one with cancer.
Resources and Support for Cancer Caregivers
We offer suggestions for online resources and books to assist in the caregiving journey.
Join Our Online Cancer Community
Join CancerConnect, Dana-Farber's online cancer community and connect with other patients and survivors for support and information.