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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.
CMS rule requires hospice providers to track, improve quality of care delivered

CMS rule requires hospice providers to track, improve quality of care delivered

New support for mesothelioma sufferers in Australia

New support for mesothelioma sufferers in Australia

Many patients with heart failure miscalculate life expectancy

Many patients with heart failure miscalculate life expectancy

Improving cancer diagnosis and support services for Asian patients

Improving cancer diagnosis and support services for Asian patients

Improving palliative care

Improving palliative care

Acupuncture reduces pain and dysfunction in head and neck cancer patients after neck dissection

Acupuncture reduces pain and dysfunction in head and neck cancer patients after neck dissection

Cancer survivors are living "in limbo" with unmet needs for care

Cancer survivors are living "in limbo" with unmet needs for care

End-stage dementia patients deserve the same access to palliative care as people with cancer

End-stage dementia patients deserve the same access to palliative care as people with cancer

Brain tumor care, treatment in spotlight

Brain tumor care, treatment in spotlight

Slowing the spread of cancer in Albania

Slowing the spread of cancer in Albania

Combining liver cancer treatments doubles survival rates

Combining liver cancer treatments doubles survival rates

New guidelines for palliative care for children and adults

New guidelines for palliative care for children and adults

Hospitalization linked to increased mortality in heart failure patients

Hospitalization linked to increased mortality in heart failure patients

Humour can play an essential role in the most serious healthcare settings

Humour can play an essential role in the most serious healthcare settings

Study finds improvement in the care of children with cancer at the end of life

Study finds improvement in the care of children with cancer at the end of life

Millionaire leaves millions for research into motor neuron disease

Millionaire leaves millions for research into motor neuron disease

Combined therapeutic approach of stenting and photodynamic therapy improves survival in late stage liver cancer patients

Combined therapeutic approach of stenting and photodynamic therapy improves survival in late stage liver cancer patients

Influencing factors and recommendations that enhance the autonomy of cancer patients in clinically terminal situations

Influencing factors and recommendations that enhance the autonomy of cancer patients in clinically terminal situations

Doctors uncertain about approaches to care for heart failure patients

Doctors uncertain about approaches to care for heart failure patients

New guidelines to improve palliative care at the end of life

New guidelines to improve palliative care at the end of life