Family caregivers may be spouses, partners, children, relatives, or friends who help the patient with activities of daily living and health care needs at home.

Family caregivers help many cancer patients receive part of their care at home and have an important role in the patient's health and quality of life. 

Learn more about caregiver roles, concerns, and challenges.


Source:  Family Caregivers in Cancer (PDQ®)–Patient Version  originally published by the National Cancer Institute