Care during cancer: Information for patients, families and caregivers
A Teva Canada podcast series on living with cancer.
Episode 1: Effects of cancer treatments
This episode looks at the effects of cancer treatments, and shares some insights into how today’s treatments are more targeted and better tolerated than those of the past.
Episode 2: Pain in cancer patients
Pain in cancer patients—whether because of the condition or treatment—can be managed. This episode looks into pain and its management.
Episode 3: Diet for cancer patients
This episode looks at the ways cancer treatments can affect the patient’s diet and offers practical tips on managing a nutritious diet.
Episode 4: Impaired awareness and delirium
Get tips on recognizing the signs of impaired awareness and delirium in a cancer patient—and ways you can respond as a caregiver.
Episode 5: Sleep and rest
In this episode, we suggest ways to help improve a cancer patient’s sleep cycle and manage insomnia.
Episode 6: Skin and oral care
Cancer can affect a patient’s skin, oral health and hair. We share some ways to help manage these effects.
Episode 7: Sexuality and cancer
In this episode, we talk about a little-discussed subject: how cancer and its treatment may affect the sexuality of patients and their partners.
Episode 8: Emotional communication
Learn how to maintain an open emotional communication dynamic among everyone in the family living with cancer.
Episode 9: Involving children
In this episode, we explore why it is important to involve children in the family’s experience of living with cancer and how to approach the subject with them.
Episode 10: Caring for the caregiver
In our tenth and final episode, we talk about caregivers and their needs, with advice on a range of topics, from self-care to managing stress and emotions.