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Coping for Caregivers – Preparing for a Hospital Stay

Caring for a loved one is filled with day-to-day stressors. But what about the stressors that are out of the ordinary? Any hospitalization is stressful. Preparing for the hospital to the extent possible can [...]

By |2019-01-08T10:38:35-05:00January 8th, 2019|Caregiver Support, Coping with GIST, News|

How To S.T.O.P. Caregiver Burnout

According to a 2015 report by the  National Alliance of Caregivers, approximately 43.5 million adults in the United States provided unpaid care to an adult or child in 2015. Caregivers come from diverse demographic [...]

By |2019-10-31T13:38:50-04:00February 10th, 2016|Caregiver Support, Coping with GIST, News, Newsletter|

Resources For Cancer Patients And Caregivers

Comprehensive resources for cancer patients and caregivers can be found on Patient Resource’s website. This is valuable information, not only for GIST patients, but also for those who may have friends and loved ones with other diagnoses.

By |2018-09-12T16:11:54-04:00August 29th, 2014|Coping with GIST, GIST Education, News, Patient Support|

Cancer Caregiving Tips By Janeen

Caring for someone suffering from an illness is hard, there's no other way to put it. Most of the time it gets easier but in the beginning right after a surgery, it can be very emotionally draining and frightening. Caring for someone you love is even more so as there is an emotional connection, a deep desire to alleviate the pain and suffering we see in the eyes of the person whose bedside we are hovering over.

By |2019-09-20T13:31:03-04:00October 1st, 2012|Coping with GIST|

Ten Tips For Cancer Caregivers

Caring for someone suffering from an illness is hard, there’s no other way to put it. Most of the time it gets easier but in the beginning right after a surgery, it can be very emotionally draining and frightening. Caring for someone you love is even more so as there is an emotional connection, a deep desire to alleviate the pain and suffering we see in the eyes of the person whose bedside we are hovering over.

By |2018-09-12T15:55:51-04:00October 1st, 2012|Caregiver Support, Coping with GIST, News|

Tips for Managing GIST for Older Adults

Co-Existing Conditions Co-existing conditions are medical illnesses or problematic conditions that a person has along with cancer, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or depression. These conditions often influence how a person responds to treatment, [...]

By |2019-09-20T14:04:16-04:00June 29th, 2012|GIST Education, Survival Strategies|
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