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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.
Massey Cancer Center and VCUarts win Hamilton International Arts in Health Award

Massey Cancer Center and VCUarts win Hamilton International Arts in Health Award

Study analyzes racial disparities in end-of-life care

Study analyzes racial disparities in end-of-life care

Beat AML trial achieves primary endpoint

Beat AML trial achieves primary endpoint

New study to investigate how to improve support for older people with learning disabilities

New study to investigate how to improve support for older people with learning disabilities

Researchers find an increasing need for palliative care across Greater China

Researchers find an increasing need for palliative care across Greater China

Study points out key variations in hospice transitions and experiences

Study points out key variations in hospice transitions and experiences

New study details how Michigan nursing homes limited the spread of coronavirus

New study details how Michigan nursing homes limited the spread of coronavirus

Using expressive writing techniques to help Covid-19 healthcare workers overcome trauma

Using expressive writing techniques to help Covid-19 healthcare workers overcome trauma

Study illuminates India's culture of dealing with cancer

Study illuminates India's culture of dealing with cancer

Researchers develop new tools to assess care provided for patients with brain metastasis

Researchers develop new tools to assess care provided for patients with brain metastasis

New tools to enhance care for brain metastases

New tools to enhance care for brain metastases

NIH awards $13.8 million to conduct studies on pre-dementia and Alzheimer's disease

NIH awards $13.8 million to conduct studies on pre-dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Study: Hospital-based specialist palliative care may improve patient satisfaction, depression

Study: Hospital-based specialist palliative care may improve patient satisfaction, depression

New research collaboration focuses on advancing and strengthening primary care

New research collaboration focuses on advancing and strengthening primary care

COVID-19-related interruptions in rehabilitation care causes emotional distress in breast cancer survivors

COVID-19-related interruptions in rehabilitation care causes emotional distress in breast cancer survivors

COVID-19 pandemic affects delivery of cancer care and oncologists' wellbeing

COVID-19 pandemic affects delivery of cancer care and oncologists' wellbeing

Study shows benefits of new palliative care model for patients with neurological conditions

Study shows benefits of new palliative care model for patients with neurological conditions

UBC discovery may offer new treatment possibility for women with rare form of ovarian cancer

UBC discovery may offer new treatment possibility for women with rare form of ovarian cancer

Telemedicine may well outlast COVID-19 pandemic, but serious barriers still need to be addressed

Telemedicine may well outlast COVID-19 pandemic, but serious barriers still need to be addressed

Researchers receive funding to develop a model for delivering palliative care in nursing homes

Researchers receive funding to develop a model for delivering palliative care in nursing homes