Expanding use of palliative care in the oncology setting.


Journal Article

The use of palliative care for patients with serious disease improves quality of life, reduces symptoms, and saves money. Unfortunately, too many patients endure needless suffering. Expanding awareness about palliative care among patients, providers, and policymakers will hopefully generate momentum for use of such services, thus benefitting patients with cancer and other advanced diseases.

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Cited Authors

  • Bull, JH; Abernethy, AP

Published Date

  • July 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 75 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 274 - 278

PubMed ID

  • 25046094

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25046094

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.18043/ncm.75.4.274


  • eng