The Spouse Perspective
Caregiver Stories

One type of cancer personal caregiver is the spouse of the patient. Living with the person who’s been diagnosed means a lot of life changes for the partner. Hear directly from spouses of former cancer patients about their experience from diagnosis through treatment


Willie Williams
Spouse of Thyroid Cancer Patient (Metastatic)

“If you volunteer, just make sure you can be there. Be whatever they need you to be, but don’t force yourself into a situation because that can be really frustrating.”

Nicole Bhat
Spouse of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Patient (Refractory)

“If you can't take care of yourself, you can't take are of anyone else.”"