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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.
New guideline provides guidance on the use of radiation therapy to treat patients with brain metastases

New guideline provides guidance on the use of radiation therapy to treat patients with brain metastases

Cancer mortality in sub-Saharan Africa could reach 1 million by 2030 without rapid interventions

Cancer mortality in sub-Saharan Africa could reach 1 million by 2030 without rapid interventions

Researchers develop new approach to support end-of-life planning in long-term care homes

Researchers develop new approach to support end-of-life planning in long-term care homes

Single-dose vaccine delivers protection against cervical cancer-causing HPV comparable to 2 or 3-dose regimes

Single-dose vaccine delivers protection against cervical cancer-causing HPV comparable to 2 or 3-dose regimes

New study highlights the need for UK-US collaboration to address global cancer burden

New study highlights the need for UK-US collaboration to address global cancer burden

Spirituality can have a positive impact on quality of life for heart failure patients

Spirituality can have a positive impact on quality of life for heart failure patients

More people should receive palliative care consultations after severe stroke

More people should receive palliative care consultations after severe stroke

Researchers develop scoring tools to determine hospitalization and mortality risk in COVID-19 patients

Researchers develop scoring tools to determine hospitalization and mortality risk in COVID-19 patients

Researchers analyze the use of palliative care for hospitalized patients with both AKI and COVID-19

Researchers analyze the use of palliative care for hospitalized patients with both AKI and COVID-19

New analysis on intersectionality in cancer care

New analysis on intersectionality in cancer care

New insights into perspectives of older adults and caregivers on healthcare navigation, decision making

New insights into perspectives of older adults and caregivers on healthcare navigation, decision making

Breast cancer drug shows promise in treating young infants with PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum

Breast cancer drug shows promise in treating young infants with PIK3CA-related overgrowth spectrum

American College of Surgeons and JAHF join hands to improve surgical care for older adults

American College of Surgeons and JAHF join hands to improve surgical care for older adults

Harrowing deaths are too common in most parts of the world, survey shows

Harrowing deaths are too common in most parts of the world, survey shows

Black-owned hospice seeks to bring greater ease in dying to Black families

Black-owned hospice seeks to bring greater ease in dying to Black families

A new paradigm is needed: Top experts question the value of advance care planning

A new paradigm is needed: Top experts question the value of advance care planning

Revision of pain management guidelines to ensure balance in national policies on controlled substances

Revision of pain management guidelines to ensure balance in national policies on controlled substances

Parents, siblings of children with life-threatening conditions have higher rates of healthcare encounters

Parents, siblings of children with life-threatening conditions have higher rates of healthcare encounters

Study finds high psychological distress among UK nursing and midwifery workforce during COVID-19

Study finds high psychological distress among UK nursing and midwifery workforce during COVID-19

Cardinal Health survey of oncologists shines light on mental health distress affecting cancer patients

Cardinal Health survey of oncologists shines light on mental health distress affecting cancer patients