Resources for caregivers
Here are some helpful sites that are full of information, guidance, and tools to assist you in your role as a caregiver.
National Cancer Institute publications
The National Cancer Institute publishes a full library of resources for cancer patients and care-givers. Visit their online patient education library to browse their resources.
National Cancer Institute
Many of these publications are available at the Patient and Family Education Resource Center on the third floor of the South Lake Union Clinic.
No matter where you live, there is still a lot you can to do help care for a friend or family member with cancer.
Getting started with long-distance caregiving
Patient's employee rights
Cancer patients have employee rights. The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to job applicants and employees who have or have had cancer.
There are many helpful organizations especially for people who are caring for others. Here are a few:
Communicate with friends and family
Are you the primary point of contact for a cancer patient? These services give you a place to share information and to communicate your needs to your personal network.
Caregivers or patients can start a free blog and share their stories.
Organize friends and family to help with meals