At MD Anderson, we consider our cancer caregivers to be cancer
survivors, too. After all, our caregivers walk every step of the way
with our patients.
We asked the cancer patients, survivors and, of course, caregivers in our Facebook community to share their advice for cancer caregivers. Here's what they said.
Sometimes I ponder the inevitable conversation with my kids about my
melanoma diagnosis. I know I can dodge the subject for a while and
chalk the frequent check-ups up to simply that -- check-ups. At some
point, though, I will have to share that "mommy had
melanoma" and all that it means.
YUCK! Not a day that I look forward to and certainly not something I'm prepared for.
But my melanoma journey has taught...