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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.
Caregivers often have to take on unfamiliar tasks and
absorb new knowledge. Learn some of the ways your responsibilities may change .
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
We offer suggestions for online resources and books to assist in the caregiving journey.
Join Dana-Farber's online cancer community and connect with other patients and survivors for support and information.