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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.
Our spring issue is devoted to the theme of treatment.
This team-based approach can ease symptoms and improve quality of life for anyone living with cancer at any stage.
Home is now the most common place of death, according to new research, and a majority of Medicare patients are turning to hospice services.
Finding your way to the best life you can have now is a personal journey.
Amy Berman, RN, who has Stage IV breast cancer, works to improve care for older adults.
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.
Q&A with a palliative care expert
Many of the estimated 40 million adults in the U.S. living with serious illness would benefit from palliative care, experts say.
Some hospitals offer parents the choice to transport their dying children out of the intensive care unit so that they can die at home.
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