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Caregivers and Family

A cancer diagnosis affects close friends and family too. Find out what to expect if you become a caregiver for a person with cancer, and get tips for making sure that you take care of yourself as well.

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Helping Children When a Family Member or Someone They Know Has Cancer

Get information on helping children, from infants to teens, understand and cope when someone they love has cancer.

American Cancer Society Support Programs and Services

The American Cancer Society has programs and services to help people with cancer and their loved ones understand cancer, manage their lives through treatment and recovery, and find the emotional support they need. And best of all, our help is free.

Online Communities and Support

If you’re facing a cancer diagnosis, learning more and connecting with others can be a source of support and comfort. Visit these American Cancer Society resources to find what’s right for you.