If someone in your family is diagnosed with cancer, you might want to know more.
Finding out that someone close to you has cancer can cause many emotions. It is normal to feel upset, angry or frightened.
If you are a young carer, your relationships with the people close to you may change.
When you're caring for someone else, it can be hard to make time for yourself. But it's important to look after yourself too.
If someone you love is going to die, it may feel like the end of your world. But it won’t last forever, and you will get through it.
Grace, 23, shares her experience of caring for her boyfriend after he was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
Looking after a loved one with cancer? This is a safe and supportive place to share your worries and emotions. Please remember when posting that this group is for Carers only.
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