Like a wise and knowledgeable friend, The Compassionate Caregiver will help you to understand both the caregiving role and how to care for yourself when devoting time and attention to someone facing a serious illness. With The Compassionate Caregiver's Guide to Caring for Someone with Cancer, you will be able to grasp your new role and set expectations about the lifestyle impacts it may have. This book will also teach you how to effectively manage common day-to-day situations, which change as the disease and the treatment progress. Inside, you'll find tools and support for your caregiving journey, including: Planning checklists Easy-to-understand medical information (supplied and validated by a Medical Advisory Board of more than 30 degreed professionals) Phrases to communicate with medical professionals Recommendations from fellow caregivers and patients Strategies to care for yourself. The Compassionate Caregiver's Guide to Caring for Someone with Cancer will help you to create a personal approach to care and to pursue new goals in survivorship after cancer treatments have ended.