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Use this guide to learn more about caregiving, including how to deal with practical matters and take care of yourself as caregiver.
If you are helping your family member or friend through cancer treatment, you are a caregiver. Read about tips for cancer caregivers, how to cope and care for yourself, and how to be a long-distance caregiver.
myCancerConnection’s one-on-one support connects cancer patients and their caregivers with others who have been there. Requests are matched by disease, mode of treatment and experience. Support is open to patients, caregivers and cancer survivors who were treated anywhere.
Caregiver Action Network (CAN) is the nation’s leading family caregiver organization working to improve the quality of life for the more than 90 million Americans who care for loved ones with chronic conditions, disabilities, disease, or the frailties of old age.