Fighting cancer requires breakthrough medical treatment combined with compassionate support at home. Each year half a million caregivers provide care and support to the ailing and elderly in Texas, including critical help for the 110,000 Texans who will be diagnosed with cancer this year.
Caregivers are essential front line supporters in the cancer fight, and they need support and encouragement to be effective in this demanding role.
Texas Oncology offers helpful information about caregiving:
Audio: Oncology nurse Michelle Grodi talks about supporting caregivers.
Learn more from organizations devoted to addressing the needs of caregivers, including: