Responsibilities of SCLC Caregivers

While the level of support you provide someone living with small cell lung cancer (SCLC) may vary, many caregivers assume a common set of new responsibilities before, during and following treatment. Some of these tasks include assisting with healthcare appointments, providing emotional support for the person living with SCLC, keeping family members updated on treatment successes and setbacks, and helping with tasks around the house. Learn some of the new responsibilities Jody took on while helping her sister Kim, who lived with SCLC for five years.

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