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Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumors Treatment (PDQ®): Treatment - Patient Information [NCI] - Changes to This Summary (09 / 20 / 2013)

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Roles for the Family Caregiver

The family caregiver has many roles besides giving the patient hands-on care. Most people think first of the physical care given by a family caregiver, but a caregiver fills many other roles during the patient's cancer experience. In addition to hands-on care, the caregiver may also do the following: Manage the patient's medical care, insurance claims, and bill payments. Be a companion to the patient. Go with the patient to doctor appointments, run personal errands, cook, clean, and do...

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