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What do I need to know about caring for someone with oropharyngeal cancer?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Caring for someone with oropharyngeal cancer may be difficult, although there are many ways you can help. You can listen empathetically to their thoughts or help with everyday housework and grocery shopping. The person may feel lonely and afraid, so providing emotional support may be invaluable. Also, you may want to speak to your employer about ways to balance your responsibilities at work and at home.

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