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Potential Roles for the Family Caregiver

Caregivers of cancer patients are expected to function broadly, providing direct care, assistance with activities of daily living, case management, emotional support, companionship, and medication supervision.[1] Caregivers of cancer patients generally undertake multifaceted responsibilities for tasks such as the following:[2] Administrative tasks (case management, management of insurance claims, bill payment). Instrumental tasks (accompanying the cancer patient to medical appointments; running...

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    Last Updated: September 04, 2014
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