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Providing Care for a Person with Cancer as They Near Death

The caregiver should know what to expect and what they can do as the person with cancer gets close to death. This knowledge can help them provide the best care possible and help the person with cancer say goodbye.

This can be a time to focus on physical, spiritual, emotional, and family concerns. Patients and family members often have questions about what might happen during the last stage of life. Understanding what to expect both physically and emotionally might help them live more fully.

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