Caring for someone with advanced cancer

Cancer Council NSW

Caring for someone with advanced cancer

Caring for someone with advanced cancer can feel quite overwhelming. Cancer Council NSW’s podcast series, The Thing About Advanced Cancer, includes two episodes specifically for  carers:


  • In “Caring for Someone with Advanced Cancer”, Clinical Psychologist, Dr Toni Lindsay, and people with their own experience of caring for someone with advanced cancer, talk frankly about the rewards and challenges of the caring role when the future is uncertain. The episode examines how carers can look after their own emotional and physical wellbeing, as well as some of the practical aspects of caring for someone living with advanced cancer.
  • Caring for Someone in the Last Months explores the experience of caring for someone at the end of their life. Professor Jane Phillips discusses where to find support, the feelings you might experience, the role of palliative care, and how to talk about dying.

Listen to The Thing About Advanced Cancer on the Cancer Council NSW website or through your favourite podcasting app. If you’re new to the world of podcasts and not sure how to download or listen to them on your smartphone or tablet, see our step-by-step guide.

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