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Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problem associated with life-threatening illness, through the prevention and relief of suffering by means of early identification and impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual.
Researchers learn more about the impact of multiple symptoms in older adults

Researchers learn more about the impact of multiple symptoms in older adults

New accelerator-based technology aims to reduce side effects of cancer radiation therapy

New accelerator-based technology aims to reduce side effects of cancer radiation therapy

Researchers examine the experiences of veterans receiving both cancer treatment and hospice care

Researchers examine the experiences of veterans receiving both cancer treatment and hospice care

FurtherMore campaign aims to counter radio silence in metastatic breast cancer patients

FurtherMore campaign aims to counter radio silence in metastatic breast cancer patients

NTU and TTSH join forces to improve doctor-patient communication

NTU and TTSH join forces to improve doctor-patient communication

Survey: Misconceptions about opioid use undermine pain control among Asian cancer patients

Survey: Misconceptions about opioid use undermine pain control among Asian cancer patients

Abramson Cancer Center becomes the 28th member institution of National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Abramson Cancer Center becomes the 28th member institution of National Comprehensive Cancer Network

Playing on fear and fun, hospitals follow pharma in direct-to-consumer advertising

Playing on fear and fun, hospitals follow pharma in direct-to-consumer advertising

Study aims to find which outreach method is more effective at improving cancer screening rates

Study aims to find which outreach method is more effective at improving cancer screening rates

Severe maternal morbidities highly linked to pregnant woman's risk of death

Severe maternal morbidities highly linked to pregnant woman's risk of death

Childlessness influences Chinese adults' end-of-life care preferences

Childlessness influences Chinese adults' end-of-life care preferences

Study: Wide and varied body of evidence support best practices in palliative care

Study: Wide and varied body of evidence support best practices in palliative care

Innovative supportive care model tackles burdensome symptoms, challenges of dementia

Innovative supportive care model tackles burdensome symptoms, challenges of dementia

Newer vaccine far more successful in preventing shingles, systematic review reveals

Newer vaccine far more successful in preventing shingles, systematic review reveals

Incidence of stroke has risen steadily among marijuana users, show studies

Incidence of stroke has risen steadily among marijuana users, show studies

Review: Terminally-ill homeless adults face significant barriers in accessing palliative care

Review: Terminally-ill homeless adults face significant barriers in accessing palliative care

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

Congress targets misuse of hospice drugs

Brightree releases new BrightreeCARE app

Brightree releases new BrightreeCARE app

New Vatican-based white paper describes expert-led effort to improve global palliative care

New Vatican-based white paper describes expert-led effort to improve global palliative care

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus

Day-tripping to the dispensary: Seniors in pain hop aboard the canna-bus