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Caregiving

  • Sound Advice

    Winter 2021/2022

    vol 11 | issue 04
    Changing jobs and insurance during treatment, speaking to kids about family cancer risk and pursuing professional caregiving.

  • Forward Look

    Cancer Misinformation

    Bad advice shared online can have a negative effect, even if it's not followed.

    by Erin O'Donnell

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    The Money Discussion

    Bringing up the topic of finances might feel taboo, but transparency can help ensure that caregivers can plan and pivot during a loved one's treatment.

    by K.J. Bannan

  • Q&A

    Invisible Care

    In a new book, Kate Washington offers a piercing personal account from the front lines of caregiving, and places her experiences in the broader context of societal norms.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • August 6: The Week in Cancer News

    The father of a child diagnosed with brain cancer calls for better financial support for families, and a task force aims to find out more about AYA patients' quality of life.

    by Bradley Jones

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Feeling Distant

    A little bit of planning can help streamline cancer care, even when you are caregiving from afar.

    by Karen J. Bannan

  • Q&A

    Cancer, From the Other Side

    When Liza Marshall was diagnosed with stage III breast cancer, she and her husband, oncologist John Marshall, had to chart new waters.

    by Marci A. Landsmann

  • Caregiving With Confidence

    Preserving Dignity

    Caregivers can help ensure loved ones feel valued and respected.

    by Karen J. Bannan

  • Sound Advice

    Spring 2021

    vol 11 | issue 01
    Maintaining relationships through cancer, feeling unappreciated as a caregiver, and finding information that's relevant to young people with cancer.

  • On Being Asked Not to Tell: Hiding Illness From Loved Ones

    Keeping her grandfather's cancer a secret from him felt counterintuitive to Tina Chai as a teen, but conversations with other Chinese Americans helped her understand the reasons Chinese physicians and families may practice cancer nondisclosure.

    by Tina Chai