By the end of 1997, more than 1.3 million new cases of cancer will be diagnosed, and it is estimated that two of every three American families will at some time have at least one family member diagnosed with cancer. The current trend towards earlier discharge form acute care hospitals and an expected increase in home care may result in more adult children becoming involved in caring for a physically dependent parent. Furthermore, advances in cancer treatment have led to increased survivorship, which in turn has led to caregiving demands that many exist for several months to years. Family caregiving requires adjustments in daily schedules, imposes financial burdens, and causes the individual members to re-evaluate their relationships with the patient. The book is intended to raise awareness of the stresses evoked by a caregiving relationship.He or she may be able to help you find positive ways to express anger, if that become a major concern. Life Insurance For Cancer Survivors A major financial problem that faces the family of the cancer patient is whether they can obtain life- insurance policy with full death benefits on their loved ... An efficient way to do this is to have an independent agent (one who does not work for a particular company).
|Title||:||When Cancer Strikes|
|Author||:||Nabil G. Hagag|
|Publisher||:||Nova Publishers - 1999|