Because early detection is key to treating and curing cancer, it's important to learn the symptoms of the most common cancers. When caring for someone who has already been diagnosed with cancer, be sure you understand the prognosis, know how to help manage side effects of treatment, and know how to offer effective emotional support.
Before you take on the role of caring for someone with cancer, read this comprehensive look at what the job entails --- how to offer the best care and how to avoid burnout.
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