Carer, caregiver, support person … when someone you love has head and neck cancer, it affects you too.
Research has shown that looking after the carer improves the outcome for the patient. Some patients say it is harder to be the onlooker than to be the one suffering the disease.
Interestingly, the famous Swallows book is for "Patients, carers and family members". You can’t live in a house with someone who is getting over rigorous treatments or coping with a peg or laryngectomy stoma without