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In one study, 40 percent of cancer caregivers reported spending at least 21 hours a week on caregiving. More than half shouldered the caregiving burden with little or no help from paid or unpaid caregivers.

Van Ryn, M, S Sanders, K Kahn, C van Houtven, J Griffen, et al. Objective Burden, Resources, and Other Stressors Among Informal Cancer Caregivers: A hidden quality issue?. Psycho-Oncology. 2011; 20(1): 44-52. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pon.1703/full

Reference

Title
Objective Burden, Resources, and Other Stressors Among Informal Cancer Caregivers: A hidden quality issue?
Publication
Psycho-Oncology
Publication Date
2011
Authors
Van Ryn, M, S Sanders, K Kahn, C van Houtven, J Griffen, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 20, Issue 1
Pages
44-52
URL
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  • Human Burden

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