Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.
In the second of two parts, Judi Ebbert writes about the end of her husband’s cancer story.
In the first of two parts, Judi Ebbert, who usually writes for HealthCentral about the science of medicine, writes from a personal place: her own story of caregiving for her husband during his colon cancer journey.
Stay active, be aware of potential financial issues, and talk to others experiencing the same cancer journey to lessen the anxiety and depression associated with caregiving for a loved one with advanced cancer, Judi counsels. Her husband died of cancer in 2001.
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