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Caregiving and Depression




by Angie Giallourakis, Caregiver



It is a parent’s nightmare come to life when they are told their son or daughter has cancer. I vividly remember that moment when Steven was diagnosed with cancer. I can see the doctor’s expression, hear her words “malignant tumor in the L4 of the spine” and “approximately 40 metastases in the lungs” and then experiencing the feeling of complete and total horror.

Horror: a feeling of dread, panic, fear, apprehension and hysteria.

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Getting Through the Holidays: A Caregiver’s Point of View


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by Angie Giallourakis, Caregiver

When your child, no matter how old, is diagnosed with cancer life comes to a screeching halt.  Imagine trying to keep your son’s or daughter’s spirits up when cancer looms overhead and it’s two weeks before Christmas.

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