This new ASCO Answers guide helps family caregivers better understand their role in the cancer care team. While there is no one way to be a caregiver, ASCO Answers: Caregiving is designed to help caregivers provide ongoing support as the person with cancer’s needs change.
In addition to providing practical tips for supporting someone with cancer, it includes blank workbook pages for family caregivers to keep track of important information, like appointments, medication schedules, and household chores. By using this guide, caregivers are better able to meet the needs of their loved ones and work through some of the challenges of caring for someone with cancer.
The guide can be purchased through the ASCO University Bookstore at www.cancer.net/estore. All patient education materials ship for free, and ASCO members receive a 20% discount. ■
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