Insight » 7 Tips to Remember When Visiting Cancer Patients

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Some good practical tips from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute on visiting cancer patients:

  1. Make sure you are healthy
  2. Wash your hands
  3. Be selective about food items
  4. No plants of flowers, please
  5. But do visit the Morse Conservatory (applies only to Dana-Farber patients)
  6. Head outside
  7. Adjust the length of your visit as needed

The only point I have a quibble with is the sub-recommendation in 3 to bring commercially packaged foods, rather than home cooking. In my experience, it was the latter that sustained me.

Insight » 7 Tips to Remember When Visiting Cancer Patients.

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