How do you know when it’s time to stop the chemo? What happens when the relationship you had with your loved one does a complete 180 and suddenly you are the decision-maker? For patients and caregivers, it’s a balancing act between hope and reality; bystander and activist. In When Hope Meets Reality: Making Tough Decisions and Recognizing Shifting Dynamics, I write about that bleak point when treatment options dry up and difficult decisions must be made by the caregiver with or on behalf of their loved one.
October 6, 2013