When Someone You Love Has Advanced Cancer: Support for Caregivers: Support for Caregivers

When Someone You Love Has Advanced Cancer: Support for Caregivers: Support for Caregivers

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Overview

When Someone You Love Has Advanced Cancer is a booklet for friends and family members taking care of a person with advanced cancer. This booklet covers making new decisions about care, how to discuss issues and changes with the health care team, getting support and asking for help, life planning and advance directives, talking with family and friends, talking with children and teens about advanced cancer, communicating with your loved one who has cancer, and tips on caring for both your physical and emotional self.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780160947643
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Publication date: 07/18/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 62
Sales rank: 762,524
File size: 5 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) is the federal government's principal agency for cancer research and training. NCI leads, conducts, and supports cancer research across the nation to advance scientific knowledge and help all people live longer, healthier lives. NCI is part of the National Institutes of Health, the nation's medical research agency and a component of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Table of Contents

Overview
Helping Your Loved One Cope With Advanced Cancer
Working With the Health Care Team
Getting Support
Life Planning
Talking with Family and Friends
Caring for Yourself
Reflection
Caregiver’s Bill of Rights
Personal Affairs Worksheet
Signs That Death Is Near and What You Can Do
Resources

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