When it comes to a cancer diagnosis, the caregiver is a critical member of a patient’s care team. However, chances are they have no experience in their new-found role.
It’s no surprise caregiver fatigue, burnout and guilt are all common. Caregivers can often become so focused on the patient, they neglect themselves.
Here are some tips caregivers can follow to help ease some of the stress of a cancer diagnosis.
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