Legal Issues in Cancer Caregiving
The importance of looking at the legal issues of being a caregiver of a cancer patient is underscored by the number of people diagnosed with cancer and the number of individuals who serve as caregivers. A total of 1,399,790 new cancer cases and 564,830 deaths from cancer are expected in the United States in 2006 (Jemal et al., CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians, 56:106–130, 2006).
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