Jai Pausch, widow of Randy Pausch, author of The Last Lecture, shares her experience and wisdom as a cancer caregiver in a newly featured column on NCCN.com. The first column is now posted on NCCN.com and responds to a question about how to cope with anger during a spouse's cancer diagnosis.
FORT WASHINGTON, PA - The first "Ask Jai" column, authored by Jai Pausch, widow and caregiver of the late Randy Pausch, acclaimed Carnegie Mellon University professor and author of the internationally best-selling book The Last Lecture, is now posted on NCCN.com. In her first column, Ms. Pausch responds to a reader's question about how to release frustration and anger when a spouse is diagnosed with inoperable cancer.
"Ask Jai" is a new column on NCCN.com, the patient website of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), which allows caregivers and family members of patients with cancer to submit questions for consideration. Ms. Pausch will select one question each month and publish her response on NCCN.com.
NCCN.com features the NCCN Guidelines for Patients™ as well as enhanced content for patients and caregivers.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), a not-for-profit alliance of 23 of the world's leading cancer centers, is dedicated to improving the quality and effectiveness of care provided to patients with cancer. Through the leadership and expertise of clinical professionals at NCCN Member Institutions, NCCN develops resources that present valuable information to the numerous stakeholders in the health care delivery system. As the arbiter of high-quality cancer care, NCCN promotes the importance of continuous quality improvement and recognizes the significance of creating clinical practice guidelines appropriate for use by patients, clinicians, and other health care decision-makers. The primary goal of all NCCN initiatives is to improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of oncology practice so patients can live better lives. For more information, visit NCCN.org.