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FOR PATIENTS
Please know that giving those around you the opportunity to be there for you is one that many will cherish. Here are some helpful tips that may help you think about ideas that you can offer to others who ask "how can I help": Ways That I Can Ask for Help as I Meet the Challenges of My Illness (44KB-PDF)


FOR CAREGIVERS

Circles of Love Circles of Love is a resource and support program designed with the caregiver in mind. The purpose of the program is to acknowledge, empower and support friends and family members of men with prostate cancer.

Women Against Prostate Cancer is building powerful resources for women and caregivers.

For more information, please contact Sherrie Ellenburg, PCCNC Patient/ Caregiver Support Consultant and WAPC liaison. Click here to view Sherrie's story.

Aging and Disabilities Services Administration's "Help for Caregivers: You're Not Alone".


Journal Articles:
End of life caregiver article, as published in CA Cancer J Clin 2007;57;128-129(125KB-PDF)
The Effects of Cancer Survivorship on Families and Caregivers, By Frances Marcus Lewis, PhD, RN, FAAN (863KB-PDF)
Partners of Cancer Survivors at Risk for Depression, Other Quality of Life Issues Over the Long Term(73KB-PDF) from the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)'s Cancer Advances, Volume III, Issue 52

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