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  • Caregiving with Confidence

    How to Deal with Communication Challenges

    These tips can help make talking about cancer a little easier.

    by Aimee Swartz

  • Gaps in End-of-Life Care

    Racial and ethnic backgrounds can be factors in whether cancer patients take advantage of hospice care. Researchers and clinicians are trying to understand the gaps and design strategies to bridge them.

    by Charlotte Huff

  • Survivor Profile

    Family Matters

    After Shigeo Tsuruoka was diagnosed with stomach cancer, his family came together to help him. His daughter, Aki Smith, was by his side as he navigated treatment and recovery. Now she offers guidance to other stomach cancer patients and caregivers.

    by Kate Yandell

  • A Call to Care

    Caregivers for cancer patients find themselves playing a complex and vital role as care shifts from the hospital to the home.

    by Kate Yandell

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Make Your Plans

    Don't let cancer get in the way of scheduling future activities.

    by Aimee Swartz

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    The Dangers of Caring Too Much

    Shifting some responsibilities may empower your loved one and strengthen your relationship.

    by Aimee Swartz

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Ways to Get Organized

    Develop a system to avoid being overwhelmed by health care bills and information.

    by Aimee Swartz

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    In for the Long Haul

    When cancer becomes a chronic condition, caregiving requires adjusting to a new normal.

    by Aimee Swartz

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Being a Parent While Caring for One

    Take these steps to delegate responsibilities and strike a balance.

    by Liz Seegert

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Final Wishes

    Advance care planning can ease stress for both patients and caregivers.

    by Carly O'Brien

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