Family and caregiver needs over the course of the cancer trajectory.

@article{Given2012FamilyAC,
  title={Family and caregiver needs over the course of the cancer trajectory.},
  author={Barbara A. Given and Charles W. Given and Paula R. Sherwood},
  journal={The journal of supportive oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={57-64}
}
When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, family members often assume responsibility for providing care. They are typically involved not only with the diagnostic and treatment phases of care but also across the care trajectory and into survivorship. These caregivers are a primary source of support to individuals with cancer. The purpose of this article is to present an overview of the challenges, needs, and roles of family caregivers over the course of the cancer treatment trajectory and to… CONTINUE READING