Carer refers to anyone who provides care for cancer patients and family members. (Sec. 3(j), R.A. No. 11215)

Carer┬árefers to the person, who may or may not be the patient’s next-of-kin or relative, who maintains a close personal relationship and manifests concern for the welfare of the patient. (Sec. 4(b), R.A. No. 11036)