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At the early stage, the news that a friend, spouse, child or relative has cancer comes as a surprise. It may take time to sink in as you go through an emotional upheaval – denial, anger, regret and acceptance.
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A carer is anyone who looks after another person who needs extra care and attention due to physical or mental disability and in this case, due to cancer. Anyone can be a carer...
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As a carer, your efforts must complement that of your loved one’s medical team. Support the medical team by following all their instructions. If you have doubts, ask for further clarification.
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Have a comfortable resting place ready. Get the necessary equipment if needed. Speak to the medical team on what needs to be done.
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    However, illness does not necessarily mean that the person you are caring for is heading for the worst. Sometimes, it could be due to your loved one’s weakened immune system and they may recover with time.
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Palliative care basically means treatment given to provide pain relief and comfort to the patient when a cure is no longer possible. It will also include emotional support for both patient and loved ones.
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If you’re not sure what needs to be done, seek advice. There are many professional people and counsellors who can point you in the right direction.
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The tips and suggestions in this book are meant to address generic or common situations that carers may face. Expect to adapt these to your own unique experience.
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But one determined sentence from my husband, gave me the courage to fight my cancer. “No matter what, I will do anything to have you cured!”
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Lists of Radiotherapy & Oncology Centres In Malaysia
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For added support and advice, you may wish to contact the organisations mentioned...
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Download Hope Handbook 2
A Guide for Cancer Caregivers
(Language: English, size: 690 Kb, format: pdf)
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A Community Service Project by: Malaysian Oncological Society and Pfizer Malaysia - (latest update: 24-02-2011)