What You Need to Know if You Take Care of Someone with Lung Cancer

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 22, 2020

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