What you need to know if you take care of someone with lung cancer
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A caregiver can be a friend, loved one or professional who offers support to someone facing lung cancer. Being a caregiver in any capacity can be emotionally and physically draining. You can become a better caregiver by understanding the patient’s journey. You might want to go through the patient-focused sections of this site. Doing so will help you be the best advocate possible for your loved one. Also keep in mind:
1) You can help reduce a patient’s stress with a few key activities.
2) Taking care of yourself and asking for help makes you a better caregiver.
3) You can help raise awareness about lung cancer.
Page Last Updated: March 13, 2018
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