Tips to manage day to day life during cancer treatment

What are some ways to help someone undergoing cancer treatment?

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The best way to help some one going through cancer is to spend time with them.

Being with them, talking to them and helping the forget about their condition even for a while is the best gift you could give to the patient.

  1. Patients undergoing cancer have low immunity and are susceptible to infections – you can consider helping them clean their house or send across professional that provide this service.
  2. The day to day activists can be tiring due to constant fatigue – From doing laundry, dishes, to grocery shoppping, all of these are great ways to help them with their day to day activities
  3. The usual symptoms related to cancer treatment are dryness of skin, low immunity, hair fall, oral problems (metallic taste in the mouth, mouth sores), fatigue etc – There are many products / kits available in the market that can help ease the discomfort for the patients going through these problems. They are a great way of showing that you care even when you are unable to help with the above.
  4. Drive them to their chemo appointments and spend time with them during their infusion.

Although these are exhaustive, this should be a good start to understanding how one can help someone going through cancer treatment.

If you are considering to buy something for cancer patients – please visit this link – Dignite . We provide cancer kits that can be provided to cancer patients at the beginning of their treatment so that they don’t have to put in effort to buy these things.

Raghuveer Surupa

Founder, dignite.in | Raghuveer is an alumnus of IIM Ranchi, who has worked in pharmaceutical industry for over 5 years across various domains. He is passionate about healthcare and founded Dignite with the sole purpose of improving the day to day lives of cancer patients.