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The Caregiver’s Guide to Cancer: Compassionate Advice for Caring for You and Your Loved One


Looking after someone with cancer can be complex, overwhelming, and emotionally draining all at once. As a caregiver, you may also overlook your own well-being while you focus on your loved one. This book empowers you to be an attentive, thoughtful, and compassionate caregiver for your friend or family member with cancer. You’ll also find practical everyday advice for meeting your own physical and emotional needs while dealing with the unique challenges you face.

  • Understanding cancer—Learn how cancer affects the body at every stage, determine the steps that come after diagnosis, and examine cancer treatments and side effects.
  • Knowledge caregivers need—Find info on navigating health care, financial and legal decisions, and much more.
  • What to say and ask—Find questions to ask your loved one’s care team and health providers, and discover how to be an advocate in different situations.