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World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is a unified day of action to celebrate and support hospice and palliative care around the world.
Doctors are often reluctant to bring up advance care planning for people with advanced cancer, but doing so may increase optimism.
Palliative care can improve outcomes and quality of life for patients with cancer.
Cancer patients who began palliative care earlier were more likely to receive supportive home care in the last month of their lives.
Hospice and palliative care programs across the country are reaching out to raise awareness about hospice and palliative care.
Effort aims to help dying patients gain legal access to psilocybin — the mind-altering compound found in so-called magic mushrooms.
“It appears that oncologists are not prescribing opioids as much as they did previously."
Starting palliative interventions at the onset of hospitalization for chemotherapy greatly improves quality of life.
This team-based approach can ease symptoms and improve quality of life for anyone living with cancer at any stage.
Our spring issue is devoted to the theme of treatment.
Home is now the most common place of death, according to new research, and a majority of Medicare patients are turning to hospice services.
Amy Berman, RN, who has Stage IV breast cancer, works to improve care for older adults.
Finding your way to the best life you can have now is a personal journey.
I kept pushing for answers because I knew in my gut that something was very off in my body.
End Game depicts visionary medical providers who practice on the cutting edge of life and death, changing the way we think about both.
For the past several months, she chronicled the day-to-day drama of dying in an effort to demystify the process and empower other patients.
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