In this month’s “From the Editor in Chief” column, Dr. Jyoti Patel discusses how financial toxicity can impact cancer caregivers and how they can get help with managing the financial effects of their loved one’s diagnosis.
Sharie Lisowski shares how she and her husband reacted to his prostate cancer diagnosis and how they worked together to help him choose the best treatment plan for him.
Life coach and cancer caregiver Marika Humphreys describes the challenges to staying connected with your partner during cancer, and how as a caregiver you can help maintain connection with your loved one.
Cancer caregiver Marika Humphreys shares the challenges cancer caregivers face in taking care of themselves and where caregivers can start in making self-care a priority.
Stanley Clark shares what it was like being involved in his aunt’s hospice care plan after her diagnosis of advanced cancer, including how he became involved, how it helped his aunt at the end of her life, and what other caregivers should know.
Karen Warner Schueler describes what it was like to suddenly become a caregiver after her husband was diagnosed with metastatic cancer and what helped her avoid burnout from the role.
Dr. Arjun Gupta shares the emotional challenges that can come with appetite loss in someone with cancer and how caregivers can best support a loved one who is experiencing this side effect.
Marika Humphreys shares how she used a technique called “holding space” in her efforts to support her husband during his cancer treatment and how it could help other caregivers in similar situations.
In this post, Dr. Ann Meredith Garcia Trinidad describes how people with cancer and caregivers can best use social media for support both during and after cancer.
In this post, Dr. Ranak Trivedi describes the unique challenges long-distance caregivers face and offers suggestions on how best to support their loved one with cancer.